Jay Chou lost NFT for nearly half a million USD

 Taiwanese male singer Chou Kiet Luan said that hackers stole NFT Bored Ape Yacht Club 


On OpenSea, the world's largest NFT exchange, the singer's account is now marked as compromised. Meanwhile, the Etherscan platform also flagged the crypto wallet address to which the stolen NFT was transferred. This page warns the wallet has been used in a scam and users should exercise caution when interacting with this address.

NFT (non-fungible token) is a blockchain-based digital asset certificate that is transparently assessed for legitimacy and ownership. According to the Collins dictionary, in 2021, the frequency of using NFT keywords increased by 11,000% compared to the previous year and became the featured word of the year. Nonfungible data company estimates, NFT transactions in 2021 will reach 17.6 billion USD, up 21,350% from 82.5 million USD in 2020. The rapid development also makes NFT targeted by hackers.

Jay Chou is known as the "King of Pop" of Taiwan. He is also one of the famous singers supporting NFT since last year. In January, the singer-backed NFT collection PhantomBear also attracted great attention, topping sales in just 24 hours of being available on OpenSea.
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