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Tapio Finance’s Discord server has suffered a security breach, with the hackers posting the link to a phishing site on the platform.
Tapio Finance’s Discord targeted by hackers
Tapio Finance, a synthetic asset protocol in the Ethereum (ETH) ecosystem, is the latest decentralized finance (defi) protocol to get targeted by bad actors.
Tapio claims to be on a mission to serve as the ‘middle layer” for liquidity between liquid staking protocols and other applications within the decentralized finance space.
CertikAlert, a blockchain security and analytics platform, first announced the security breach news earlier today.
#CertiKSkynetAlert The @TapioFinance Discord server has been compromised and a phishing site has been posted in announcements.Do not click on any links until the team has confirmed they’ve regained control of the server.See more belowhttps://t.co/IqKWhkTUsEStay…— CertiK Alert (@CertiKAlert) July 14, 2023
The Tapio Finance team has confirmed the incident via Twitter, urging users to refrain from interacting with links on their Discord server. Some platform users had already been impacted by the security breach, losing unspecified amounts of crypto to the bad actors.
What will happen who got scammedHow do we recover our losses admin You have to warn message at first hour It’s already late and many hav been scammed.— Abhishek Baidya (@baidya_abhishek) July 14, 2023
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