Twitter Aptos hacked to promote fake airdrop

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Twitter rkn-min

On July 6, unknown persons hacked the Aptos Foundation Twitter account and published links to the project’s fake website, where it was proposed to participate in a fake distribution of the APT token.

Unknown people hacked Twitter Aptos to promote fake airdrop
Data: Twitter.

The profile of Aptos CEO Mohammad Shaikh was also hacked, according to the developers. They promised to provide new information as the situation develops.

The price of APT reacted to the news by falling. According to CoinGecko, the asset is trading at $7.17 at the time of writing, down 4.7% on the day.

On March 22, an unknown person hacked Circle CEO Dante Disparte’s Twitter to promote the scam.

On May 26, attackers gained control of the Twitter account of Artur Madrid, the CEO of The Sandbox metaverse.

Recall that in April, the developers of the Aptos first-level blockchain launched the delegated staking function.

In the same month, it became known that Aptos would give $20 million to Web3 artists.

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