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At least 54 apes were stolen in BAYC Instagram hack

BAYC Instagram hack

Hackers got control of BAYC’s Instagram account on April 25 and reportedly stole 24 Bored Apes and 30 Mutant Apes, valued at around $13.7 million. Scammers created a post mentioning the upcoming BAYC metaverse launch, which was set for  April 30. The post announced a land airdrop and requested users to connect their addresses.Hackers transferred Bored Ape and Mutant Ape NFTs in the connected wallets to a new wallet address. Roughly 54 apes were stolen, based on the opensea transfers.‘News about the hack first surfaced on social media and Reddit, after which the official BAYC account confirmed it.BAYC said its Instagram had been hacked and it will suspend minting for a day.Hackers transferred Bored Ape and Mutant Ape NFTs in the connected wallets to a new wallet address. Roughly 54 apes were stolen, based on the opensea transfers‘News about the hack first surfaced on social media and Reddit, after which the official BAYC account confirmed it.BAYC said its Instagram had been hacked and it will suspend minting for a day. Source