OpenSea, the world’s largest non-fungible tokens (NFT marketplace, has issued a warning to customers over breach of data.
It was discovered that an employee of Customer.io, a platform for managing email newsletters and campaigns, leaked the list of its customers’ emails to an outside party.
The breach has affected all of the users who have given their email to the marketplace, whether it’s for the platform or its newsletter. Following the breach, OpenSea advised customers against potential phishing attempts.
The NFT marketplace has also announced that it has reported the incident to law enforcement officials and that an inquiry is underway.
OpenSea announced, ”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 ”it read.
This is the not the first attack on the NFT marketplace and its users this year. In May, the popular NFT marketplace’s Discord server was hacked, leading to a deluge of phishing assaults. In the event, numerous user wallets were exploited.
Also in January, the platform was subjected to one of its most severe assaults yet, in which an exploit allowed attackers to sell NFTs without permission. The marketplace reimbursed $1.8 million in losses.