Cyber criminals hack Enigma to steal $500,000 in Ethereum


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The unknown attackers compromised Enigma’s domain, Slack channel and certain email lists, according to the firm’s website.

The attackers then set up a fake website and sent emails to investors who had expressed interest in Enigma’s pre-sales of crypto tokens ahead of its official ICO on 11 September, tricking some into sending funds in Ethereum, reports The Hacker News.

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