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Co-founder of Axie Infinity losses over $9.7 million worth of Ethereum to hackers
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Co-founder of Axie Infinity losses over $9.7 million worth of Ethereum to hackers

Jeff Zirlin, co-founder of Axie Infinity, has confirmed that his crypto wallets were compromised, resulting in a loss of $9.7 million worth of Ethereum. The breach, which affected two of Zirlin’s addresses, was confined to his accounts and did not affect the Ronin chain or Sky Mavis’ operations. Security analytics firm PeckShield reported the breach first, involving a “whale wallet” linked to Zirlin. Even if there has been a noticeable decline in crimes involving crypto in 2023, this event highlights the ongoing dangers in the digital asset industry. Moreover, Jeff Zirlin made it clear that the crypto wallet hack only