Wednesday, January 19

Paraguay: hacker puts a photo of an NFT on the Twitter of the Municipality of Asunción


Key facts:
  • Hacker changed the Twitter photo of the Municipality of Asunción in Paraguay for a BoredApe NFT.

  • The account was indefinitely deactivated after the hack.

Hours ago, on this December 24, the Twitter account of the Municipality of Asunción, in Paraguay, appeared with a new profile image. It was a piece from one of the most recognized collections of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) in the cryptocurrency ecosystem: Bored Ape Yacht Club.

This caught the attention of the community, which began to to share the fact on the social network in the morning. “Some NFT troll hacked the account of the Municipality of Asunción, Paraguay HAHAHAHAHAA,” tweeted a cryptocurrency enthusiast.

A Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT arrives at the Municipality of Asunción in Paraguay

The NFT that appeared in the profile of the Municipality of Asunción in Paraguay portrays, as mentioned, a jumpsuit from the “Bored Ape Yacht Club” collection. This collection of art in NFT, which frames monkeys with different looks and facial expressions, is one of the most valued on the market.

The hacker posted a photo of one of the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT monkeys. Fountain:@cryptoboi / twitter.com

As reported by CriptoNoticias, Bored Ape Yacht Club is the fourth collection with the most volume of money invested, after CryptoPunks, Mutant Ape Yacht Club and Axie Infinity. Accurately accumulates more than USD 6.4 million. Recently, companies like Adidas and Rolling Stone magazine have launched products with the face of their monkeys.

At this time, the image of the monkey of the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs no longer appears on the Twitter of the Municipality of Asunción in Paraguay. This suggests that the organization must have managed to deactivate it by giving notice of the hack to the social network.





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