How an NFT Collector Lost His CryptoPunk in a Hack—and Recovered It With Fundraising Help From His ‘#CommUNITY’, Min Chen, δημοσίευση στο Artnet News [13/1/2023]
As you read this, CryptoPunk #3706, the subject of a January 3 hack that saw it furtively swiped from its holder’s crypto wallet, is safely back with its rightful owner, CryptoNovo. How it was recovered and restored, though, is the feel-good NFT story you’ve long been waiting for.
Last week, CryptoNovo tweeted with much alarm that he “just got hacked,” his collection of CryptoPunks, including #3706 which he uses as his Twitter profile picture, transferred to an unknown wallet labeled 0x8e25ab.
While most of his followers commiserated over his loss, some opted to rally, initiating a host of fundraising campaigns to help the collector re-acquire his NFT.
There was GoFundNovo, spearheaded by the digital artist Dario De Siena, which asked community members to mint one of 2,000 available GoFundNovo Support Tokens. Token holders could then claim a unique ERC-721 token featuring art created by the likes of nonfungiblemotion, darko.eth, Jacopo Lanza, and De Siena himself.
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