Azuki’s head of community, Dem, said malicious players compromised the official Twitter handle of the bluechip NFT project on Jan. 27.
Several project officials confirmed that the Twitter account was breached and urged the community not to click any link. A community manager Rose tweeted that there was still a fake website on Azuki’s Twitter bio as of press time.
Available information on the social media platform showed that the hackers posted two tweets with malicious links, promoting a fake virtual land mint.
Several blockchain security firms like Wallet Guard and crypto wallets like MetaMask, and Phantom Wallet blocked their users’ access to the phishing link.
The Block’s research director Steven Zheng tweeted that wallets connected to the hacker did not have a single stolen Azuki. Etherscan data shows that one of the wallets held 214 ETH ($343,000) as of press time.
Earlier in the week, Robinhood confirmed that its several social media accounts were used to promote an unassociated crypto token. Besides that, Moonbirds founder Kevin Rose lost NFTs worth millions to hackers who drained his wallet.