DeFi Projects Cream Finance, PancakeSwap Hit With ‘DNS Hijacks’

The hijacker appears to be asking users to input the 12-word seed phrase unique to each crypto wallet in order to steal funds.

Mar 15, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 12:26 p.m. UTC

Update (March 15, 17:30 UTC): PancakeSwap says it has regained access to the DNS. Cream is still working to resolve the issue.

Decentralized finance (DeFi) applications Cream Finance and PancakeSwap have reported “DNS hijacks” of their platforms.

According to tweets from both projects, the hijacker is asking for users to input the 12-word seed phrase unique to each crypto wallet in order to steal funds from investor accounts.

Cream and PancakeSwap are urging users to stay away from the applications until the hijack is addressed.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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