- Karaoke platform Somesing lost about $11.5 million as a result of a hacker attack.
- The project team confirmed that the hack was carried out by professional hackers.
- They stole 730 million SSX tokens.
On January 27, 2024, the South Korean karaoke platform Somesing, created on the blockchain, suffered from a hacker attack worth about $11.58 million.
The message said that the incident was not related to team members, and that the hack was carried out by professional hackers. The attackers managed to steal 730 million SSX, with 504 million tokens not yet in circulation, and another 226 million SSX stored in the Somesing fund.
The project team contacted the National Police Agency to investigate the hack and said it would report it to Interpol. In addition, the company tracks attackers with the help of local blockchain organization Klaytn Foundation and Uppsala Security.
Somesing said it plans to freeze assets and take legal action once the attacker is identified.
South Korean crypto exchanges Upbit, Bithumb and Coinone suspended deposits and withdrawals of SSX tokens at the request of Somesing, warning users of increased volatility. However, the HTX and Gate.io platforms, on which the asset is also listed, did not post such warnings.
Let us recall that on January 23, 2024, the MailerLite database was hacked, as a result of which attackers gained access to the accounts of large companies on Web3.