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OpenSea NFT Marketplace Suffers Email Address Data Breach

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OpenSea warned of potential phishing attacks in its data breach announcement.

OpenSea Email Database Leaked

Someone leaked OpenSea’s email database.

Top NFT Marketplaces Published blog post Early Thursday morning, an employee at email vendor alerted the community that it had shared a list of email addresses of its users and newsletter subscribers with an “unauthorized outside party.”

The post explains that a employee abused his position to gain access to the list and share it with an unnamed third party. OpenSea warned users to beware of possible post-compromise phishing attacks, stating that “emails may increase the likelihood of phishing attempts.” It also warned users not to share cryptocurrency wallet passwords or sign transactions posted via email links. OpenSea has not confirmed whether the breach involved cryptocurrency wallet data, but those who have shared email addresses with the company “have to assume. [they] Affected. ”

OpenSea says it is investigating the incident on “We are working with on our ongoing investigation and have reported this incident to law enforcement,” the post read.

Today’s breach is the latest in a string of nasty incidents affecting OpenSea users.The major NFT marketplace has so far only seen data breaches, not full-blown attacks, but has suffered phishing attacks and other issues in the past. I hacked the OpenSea Discord server It instructed users to create fake “YouTube Genesis Mint Passes”. february is a villain stole nearly $3 million worth of NFTs From OpenSea users by getting them to sign malicious transactions sent via email links. list bug issues In the past.

OpenSea is the world’s largest NFT marketplace.according to Data from token terminaltrading volume exceeded $483 million in June 2022.

Disclosure: At the time of writing, the author of this work owned ETH, several NFTs, and several other cryptocurrencies.

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