Solana: Approximately 7,767 Wallets Affected, Root Cause of Exploit Currently Unclear

Aug 03,2022
KingData News: Solana Status tweeted that an exploit allowed a malicious actor to drain funds from a number of wallets on Solana. As of 5am UTC approximately 7,767 wallets have been affected. The exploit has affected several wallets, including Slope and Phantom. This appears to have affected both mobile and extension. Engineers are currently working with multiple security researchers and ecosystem teams to identify the root cause of the exploit, which is unknown at this time.
On August 3, the Solana eco-wallet Phantom was suspected to have been hacked, with multiple users reporting that their funds were unknowingly depleted. This indicator provides an update on the theft of Solana wallets.