Bored Ape Yacht Club Discord was Hacked


The Discord server of Bored Ape Yacht Club the largest NFT collection by market cap was Hacked today, the team confirmed in a Twitter post.

An unknown hacker gained access to the official Discord meant to host members of Bored Ape Yacht Club, Mutant Ape Yacht Club and Mutant Ape Kennel Club, three NFT collections from Yuga Labs.

The hacker successfully posted a phishing link in the Mutant Ape Kennel Club channel.

It was disguised as a ‘stealth NFT mint’ and was used to steal Mutant Ape Yacht Club #8662 from one user, according to security firm PeckShield. The token is currently worth over 21 ETH ($68,900) on OpenSea.

The Team warned its followers against minting anything from Discord for the moment.