Hackers have stolen a total of $255.8 million in cryptocurrencies and another $31.5 million in NFTs since the beginning of this year
Hackers made 26 hacks of crypto projects in March. In doing so, they stole $211.5 million in cryptocurrencies, according to PeckShield. In addition, attackers stole $10.9 million worth of NFT.
The largest amount in cryptocurrency was stolen in the attack on DeFi-platform Euler Finance. About $197 million was stolen here, but the hacker later apologized and returned $182.7 million to the project.
The second largest loss was the SafeMoon ecosystem hack. Hackers there withdrew about $9 million worth of assets, followed by the ParaSpace protocol attack with $5.2 million in losses and the hack of the General Bytes ATM network, which claimed $1.7 million.
A total of $255.8 million worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen in the first three months of this year. $8.8 million was stolen in January and $35.5 million in February.
In addition to cryptocurrencies, $10.9 million worth of NFTs were stolen in March. Half of the stolen tokens were sold on trading floors within the first two hours of the theft. About 74.9% of the NFTs were sold on the Blur Marketplace, while 19.5% were sold on OpenSea.
Since the beginning of the year, a total of $31.5 million worth of NFTs were stolen. In January they stole $4.4 million worth of tokens, in February – $16.2 million. Our experts recommend everyone to be careful and closely study the site before you connect your wallet.
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