Hackers withdrew $ 18.7 million tokens from Animoca Brands platforms

Хакеры вывели из платформ Animoca Brands токены на 18,7 млн.долларов.

  • Projects from Animoca Brands fell victim to a massive attack
  • Hackers withdrew from hot wallets 18, 7 million dollars
  • According to the administration, the attack continues

Animoca Brands suffered damage for 20, 7 million dollars. The culprit was hackers who ransacked its subsidiary platform Lympo (a service for minting sports NFT). The criminals managed to withdraw , 2 million LMT tokens for the amount of 22, $ 7 million.

According to the statement, 10 January hackers hacked 10 users’ hot wallets. Then they sent the stolen tokens to one address and exchanged them for ether through the Uniswap and Sushiswap exchanges. The criminals have already managed to withdraw the received ethers to third-party wallets.

Consequences of the hack and reaction of the token price

After the incident, the LMT token rate dipped by 0093%, now it is 0, and return to normal mode. To stop the fall in the rate, they pulled LMT out of liquidity pools.

Lympo also asks traders to suspend all transactions until they finish their investigation and think about an action plan.

Chainanalysis recently estimated the volume of cybercrimes for 2021 year. It turned out that the hackers were able to withdraw record 20 million dollars.

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