- OpenSea issued a warning that hackers may attempt to email customers.
- In February, OpenSea suffered a massive hack of NFTs.
A third party stole the collection of email addresses related to OpenSea customers via Customer.io, a platform for managing email newsletters and campaigns. Opensea is the world’s most prominent NFT marketplace, according to the platform, a Customer.io automated messaging platform employee gave third-party access to a list of OpenSea customers’ email addresses.
They have shared information regarding this incident in Twitter (NYSE:) and they are assisting Customer.io in their ongoing investigation.
An employee of our email vendor, https://t.co/6vM4WAcJal, misused their employee access to download & share email addresses with an unauthorized external party. Email addresses provided to OpenSea by users or newsletter subscribers were impacted.https://t.co/Osb6qqkqZZ
— OpenSea (@opensea) June 30, 2022
Opensea Warned Users
To alert users, the marketplace has released a press release, according to the report by Opensea, the information that was disclosed included email addresses and this could lead to an increase in the possibility of email scammers.
Fraudulent operators may try to contact clients using emails with addresses that resemble OpenSea.io, including OpenSea.org or OpenSea.xyz. On Twitter users are complaining a rise in spam calls, messages, and emails.
In February, OpenSea suffered a massive hack, hundreds of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with a market worth of $1.7 million have been stolen from the OpenSea.
In May, hackers announced Misleading Information that, OpenSea had partnered with YouTube to bring their community into the NFT Space. The announcement also states that a mint pass with OpenSea would be made available, allowing holders to mint their projects without paying any fees.A breach of Hubspot software, similar to Customer.io, distributed Users’ names, contact information, and email addresses to a third party. BlockFi, Swan , NYDIG, and Circle were affected by this incident.