A Costly Click
Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire tech investor Mark Cuban found himself at the mercy of a cunning crypto scam, losing a staggering $870,000 worth of tokens over the weekend. The shocking part? It all began with a simple click.
Phishing’s Deceptive Web
Phishing attacks are an ever-present threat in the crypto world, and Cuban’s case highlights the dangers. Learn how a phishing link, lurking in the shadows, managed to drain his crypto wallet after months of inactivity.
The Trail of Losses
Cuban’s wallet, once brimming with U.S.-pegged stablecoins, staked ETH (stETH), SuperRare (RARE) tokens, and Ethereum Name Service (ENS) domains, now stands emptied. Dive into the details of what was lost and how it unfolded.
Despite the substantial loss, Cuban managed to stage a recovery by taking swift action. Discover how he saved over $2.5 million worth of Polygon’s MATIC tokens through quick thinking and transferring assets to a Coinbase exchange address.