Yet another Ethereum ICO "Hacked"

in ethereum •  2 years ago  (edited)


There is a high possibility for an inside job.

How this could've been prevented

  • Use PGP to sign & communicate
  • Use an ENS (.eth) linked to the crowdsale Address, much harder to fake.
  • Do NOT use Slack. Very easy to hack/spam, hard to admin. not meant for huge random crowds.
    • Use Discord instead

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here's what the CEO of hacked Enigma ICO had to say about ICO hacks and how they will prevent it (comedy gold):

Well that's sad news for crypto world :/

Surprise, surprise.

What a dangerous world

etherscan Matthew Tan tweeted @ 21 Aug 2017 - 05:27 UTC

Enigma ICO site compromised. Do not send your fund here…

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  ·  2 years ago (edited)

Don't ever use any links for an ICO. You go to the site direct and your wallet direct. I guess in this case though, everyone got scammed.

sad news , I heard it was almost 1000 ETH that was transferred to scammers wallet !!
nice post anyway, could alert other people
please check my new post if possible , thanks