Cameo CEO’s OpenSea was hacked, BAYC and Otherdeed NFTs stolen


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Cameo CEO Steven Galanis’s blue-chip NFTs were stolen due to a hack of his Apple ID account. 

On August 7, anonymous hacker(s) stole several high-priced NFTs: a Bored Ape Yacht Club #9012, three Otherside plots, a Phantom Bear, and two 11 Captains Club NFTs. Additionally, the hackers stole 9,000 in $APE. 

According to Galanis’ tweet, cybercriminal(s) managed to get into his Apple ID account.  

To resolve the problem, Steven contacted OpenSea and asked the support team to freeze the stolen tokens. Steven Galanis also posted several tweets tagging Yuga Labs and OpenSea, seeking additional help. 

A Twitter users who’s avatar also features a Bored Ape suggested that the hackers could have stolen the NFTs getting access from Galanis’s iCloud. 

At the moment of writing, none of the organizations managed to discover who the hacker is. 

Steven Galanis is the CEO of Cameo, a personalized video app. In February, the company introduced Cameo Pass, an NFT-based community dedicated to Cameo “talent and fans along with web3 enthusiasts.” 

Cameo Pass features NFTs that come in three versions and include art by Doodle’s creator Burnt Toast, Vinnie Hager, and Luke McGarry. The collection features a total of 6,000 NFTs. At the moment of writing, the floor price on secondary market is 0.1 ETH (approximately $170). 1.7K ETH was traded. 

Pass holders get access to Cameo in the Metaverse, merchandise, virtual and IRL events, and other perks. 

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Valeria Goncharenko

Valeria is a writer and creator, passionate about Web3, marketing, and fashion. She dedicates her spare time to photography and art direction and has recently minted an NFT collection.

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