August 14, 2022


A fake LinkedIn job offer killed the world’s most popular crypto game — here’s how

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Axie Infinity was once the world’s most popular play-to-earn crypto game — until a fraudulent LinkedIn job recruiter seduced an Axie Infinity employee to click on a malicious PDF. This opened the flood gates to a devastating hack of epic proportions.

According to The Block, the US government discovered that the malicious team behind the massive breach is Lazarus, a North Korean group. Axie Infinity lost a whopping $540 million in the March exploit.

How a fake LinkedIn job offer destroyed Axie Infinity

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