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Thousands of Solana Wallets Hacked in Crypto Cyberattack

An attacker targeting the solana cryptocurrency ecosystem drained funds from thousands of wallets in an incident that could draw increased regulatory scrutiny to digital assets.

By 1 a.m. ET Wednesday, an unknown actor exploited a flaw to drain cryptocurrencies from 8,000 wallets where crypto holders store their funds, according to the Solana Foundation, a nonprofit that supports the network. The attack affected several wallet providers, including Slope and Phantom.