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Hacker Steals $500,000 Worth of Ethereum After Hacking Enigma

Enigma Project Hacked –

Enigma platform hacked
Enigma platform hacked – IMG Credit – steemit.com

An unidentified hacker (or hacker) has taken control of the Enigma Project site, Slack channel, and mailing list, and deceived clients into sending assets to a wrong Ethereum account.

 

A month ago, CCN covered CoinDash’s ICO being hacked. Hackers figured out how to change the address on its site and made over $9 million. Presently, in spite of not profiting, a Hacker figured out how to trade off Enigma before its ICO also, and has gotten more than 1,500 Ether (over $500,000) from the group.

 

Puzzle, a venture began by MIT graduates whose ICO was planned for September, didn’t lose any cash itself, as the hacker just figured out how to get his hands on the organization’s site, mailing rundown, and Slack group.

 

After the hacker figured out how to trade off Enigma’s social records, he began to send messages and post Slack messages to encourage the group to send assets to his Ethereum address asserting Enigma opened its pre-ICO. In sent messages, as per reports, the hacker expressed it had a hard top set at $20 million. The email read:

 

“Hello All,
We are pleased with the enormous support we have gotten in the last couple of weeks. The Enigma team has decided to open the Pre-Sale to the public. The hard cap for this pre sale will be 20 Million. Please note that tokens will be calculated and distributed based on how much the Pre-Sale raises.”

 

Subsequent to being traded off, the Enigma group immediately cautioned the group and news of the hack spread quick. In any case, around 200 exchanges were made. At squeeze time, the hacker has just begun moving its Ether to different locations.

 


Because of the episode the organization took its sites and Slack group disconnected, and continues updating clients by means of Telegram and Twitter. As indicated by clients on Reddit, after the site was thumped disconnected the hacker attempted to legitimize it by asserting it was getting a considerable measure of movement. On Etherscan, a notice has just been added to the deliver to keep clients from sending reserves. Conundrum’s group issued an announcement on Twitter advising clients.

 

 

Speaking to TechCrunch, a spokesperson stated that certain team passwords were compromised, and that the dedicated website for the token wasn’t affected as it resides on a “separate, more secure server.”

 

The organization included that it has actualized new safety efforts, including solid passwords and two-factor validation. The hack, in any case, is quite humiliating considering that one of Enigma’s prime supporters as of late gave Business Insider his “one path” to counteract ICO hacks. This year, over $1.2 billion have been raised by ICOs, and this implies a ton of terrible performing artists will dependably attempt to get their hands on an offer of the cash.

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