theft

CDCROP: OpenSea Mobile Smartphone NFT (Unsplash)
Monkey Drainer Scammer Strikes Again, Steals $800K of NFTs
The phishing scammer made off with seven Crypto Punks and 20 Otherside NFTs.
CDCROP: OpenSea Mobile Smartphone NFT (Unsplash)

CDCROP: OpenSea AI Artwork (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
OpenSea Rolls Out Two New NFT Theft Protection Features
The top NFT marketplace by market share is taking additional efforts to protect its users from phishing attacks and prevent the resale of stolen NFTs on its platform.
CDCROP: OpenSea AI Artwork (Midjourney/CoinDesk)

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Weekend Story: Reversibility on Ethereum – The Benefits and Pitfalls
On today’s show, CoinDesk columnist and equity researcher J.P. Koning takes a look at the pros and cons of being able to reverse or refund your transactions on Ethereum.
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Markets Daily Podcast Cover
Crypto Update | Blockchain Bridges Keep Getting Attacked. Here's How to Prevent It
With both bitcoin and ether trading in a tight range over the past week amid swirling macroeconomic conditions, plus a look at how to hack a blockchain bridge, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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CDCROP: Man arrested behind bars in jail (Shutterstock)
Two US Men Sentenced for Stealing Crypto Using 'SIM Swapping'
The duo targeted "at least 10 identified victims" stealing "approximately $330,000 in cryptocurrency."
CDCROP: Man arrested behind bars in jail (Shutterstock)

Crime scene (Gerd Altmann/Pixabay)
NFTs Worth $100M Reported Stolen Over Past Year: Elliptic
Thefts in May 2022 topped the list in in terms of value with 3,473 NFTs worth $23.9 million stolen.
Crime scene (Gerd Altmann/Pixabay)

Dragoma rug pulls for $3.5 million (Kevin Ku/Unsplash)
Polygon-Based Web3 Game Dragoma Supporters Fall Victim to $3.5M Rug Pull: PeckShield
The funds have been siphoned out of the project and into centralized exchanges.
Dragoma rug pulls for $3.5 million (Kevin Ku/Unsplash)

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$15M of Optimism Tokens Stolen After Wintermute Sent Wrong Wallet Address
The theft, which follows the token’s botched airdrop, sent the token’s price to new lows.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un  (Wikimedia)
North Korea Used Stolen Crypto to Fund Missile Program: Report
The estimate of $50 million is significantly lower than the $400 million identified by Chainalysis in a report released in January.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un  (Wikimedia)