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Arbitrum Developer Under Fire For Allegedly Posting Phishing Link in Discord Community


news.coincu.com 25 March 2023 10:18, UTC
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In a recent development, WickdNFT, the founder of HideoutNFT, has tweeted a warning to the Discord community that an Arbitrum developer may have been hacked and posted a phishing link in the Discord channel.

The post urges users not to click on any links posted by the channel until the Arbitrum team confirms that they have regained control of the Discord server.

One of the Devs in the @arbitrum Discord got hacked

Notice the spelling mistake in Arbtirum in the link pic.twitter.com/XaeR97csty

— WickdNFT (@WickdNFT) March 25, 2023

This news has sent shockwaves through the crypto community, as Arbitrum is a popular Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum. Users rely on the platform for fast and cheap transactions, and any potential security breach could have far-reaching consequences.

While the details of the incident are still unclear, it is important for users to exercise caution and avoid clicking on any links posted by the Discord channel. The phishing link could be used to steal sensitive information, such as private keys or login credentials, which could be used to compromise user accounts. This could result in significant financial losses for users, as well as reputational damage for the platform.

In response to the incident, the Arbitrum team has assured users that they are investigating the matter and taking appropriate steps to secure the Discord server. However, it is still unclear how long it will take for the situation to be resolved, and users are advised to remain vigilant in the meantime.

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