co-founder Vitalik Buterin has confirmed the hacking of his X (Twitter) account over the weekend was caused by a “SIM-swap attack,” a technique used by hackers to gain control of a victim’s mobile phone number. Meanwhile, the extent of FTX’s financial woes was revealed in a shareholder presentation on Sept. 11 and Binance regional markets head Richard Teng said in an interview that, despite regulatory scrutiny, the company has no parallels to FTX.

Vitalik Buterin says SIM swap led to his X account being taken over

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has confirmed that the recent hack of his X (Twitter) account was the result of a SIM-swap attack.

FTX shareholder presentation reveals exchange’s current state

Binance’s Richard Teng denies FTX comparisons: “We welcome the scrutiny”