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Solana’s Exploit Was Isolated To One Wallet On Solana, And Hardware Wallets Used By Slope Remain Secure

Since the attack that occurred in the Solana block on 3rd August, the developers have been on a serious investigation alongside the ecosystem teams and security auditors.

As previously reported by Cryptolifedigital on the 3rd of August, The exploit reportedly happened before 5 am and as of 5 am UTC approximately 7,767 Solana wallets have been affected.

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With immediate effect, Solana teams, the Engineers from multiple ecosystems, with the help of several security companies investigated the rained wallets on Solana.

Another tweet was released by Solana Status, saying;

it appears affected addresses were at one point created, imported, or used in Slope mobile wallet applications

They also added that the exploit was enclosed in one wallet on Solana, and hardware wallets used by slope remain secured. However, the detail of how this occurred has not been gotten as the investigation is still ongoing.

The private key information was inadvertently taken to an application monitoring service. They mentioned also, that there is no evidence that the Solana protocol or its cryptography was tampered with.

As time goes on, Cryptolifedigital will give more updates as it unveils.

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