Some hackers have gained access to the funds of owners of Solana protocol-based wallets and have stolen millions of dollars.
According to blockchain auditor OtterSec, more than 5,000 Solana wallets have lost their funds in a matter of hours. The transactions have been signed by the owners, which, according to the researcher, suggests the private key has been compromised.
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PeckShield specialists believe users have lost around $8 million.
According to some reports, wallets that have been inactive for more than six months have been targeted by hackers.
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The attack has affected Trust Wallet, Phantom and Slope wallets. Solana has strongly encouraged users to transfer funds to hardware wallets.
The hackers have apparently exploited a vulnerability to carry out the attacks.