Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s co-founder, allegedly had his X (formerly Twitter) account compromised. According to prominent blockchain investigator ZachXBT, the incident has led to victims collectively losing over $691,000 after clicking on a malicious link.

In a Sept. 9 post on X, Dmitry Buterin, the father of Vitalik, announced that his son’s account had been compromised: