Using Dune charts to track these attacks, the total value of stolen cryptocurrency was just over $4 million, from over 9,000 unique wallets.
Slope Financial issued a statement advising all Slope users to create “a new and unique seed phrase wallet and transfer all assets to this new wallet.” “Many” wallets belonging to Slope employees were also taken away, but hardware wallets (also known as cold wallets, which are not connected to the internet) were not affected, the blog post said.
Slope did not provide details on how the attack took place, but outsiders discovered that the company’s mobile app was transmitting users’ private keys unencrypted as part of its logging and telemetry.
“The details of how exactly this happened are still under investigation, but private key information was inadvertently transmitted to an application monitoring service,” Solana said in a tweet. “There is no evidence of the Solana protocol or its cryptographic features,” the company added. got damage.”
Some Solana users who held funds in wallets operated by third-party Phantom were also affected. But Phantom believes all the blame lies with Solana.