Ethereum creator Vitalik Butrin’s account was hacked The official account of the creator and founder of the Ethereum cryptocurrency was hacked on the former Twitter (X) social network. On September 9, Vitalik Butrin’s father, Dimiry Butrin, announced that his and his son’s accounts were hacked.
Ethereum creator Vitalik Butrin’s account was hacked.
The hacker stole 691 thousand dollars from users by hacking Vitalik Buterin’s account and placing a malicious link that advertised an NFT. The reports of this news state that Buterin is trying to restore his account. At the same time, the malicious link in Vitalik Buterin’s account is an NFT was advertising, it became a problem for the users who connected their wallets to it. In this way, the hacker of this account stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from people.
In the meantime, one of the developers of Ethereum also claimed that the hacking of Vitalik’s account has harmed him. He claimed that this hack has harmed his crypto punk collection. There have been severe criticisms about this from the users. Some users criticized Vitalik. Buterin doesn’t protect his account enough and it causes him to lose himself and ordinary people.