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Magic Eden NFT Exchange Experiences Influx of Inappropriate Images

• Magic Eden, an NFT exchange, experienced an influx of inappropriate images due to a third-party image hosting service being compromised.
• The company assured customers that their NFTs were safe, and instructed them to do a hard refresh on their browsers to fix the issue.
• Magic Eden is the third biggest NFT marketplace globally, and the largest Solana-based NFT marketplace.

Magic Eden, one of the leading NFT exchanges, recently experienced an influx of inappropriate images due to a third-party image hosting service being compromised. This prompted the company to quickly respond and assure customers that their NFTs were safe, and instructed them to do a hard refresh on their browsers to fix the issue.

Magic Eden is one of the largest NFT exchanges in the world and currently has a 30-day transaction volume of $74.65 million. It ranks third globally behind OpenSea and Blur, and is the largest Solana-based NFT marketplace. Despite its success, this recent incident has raised questions about the company’s vulnerability to such malfunctions, as well as the offensive nature of some of the images.

The images appeared on the website after a third-party image hosting service used by the company had been compromised. When customers clicked on a collection’s page, they were met with a pornographic image rather than the typical NFT thumbnail. Other images included a still from The Big Bang Theory. As soon as the issue was discovered, Magic Eden quickly took to Twitter to assure customers that their NFTs were safe, and instructed them to do a hard refresh on their browsers to fix the issue.

This incident could potentially be damaging to Magic Eden’s reputation and trustworthiness. The company has already taken steps to assure customers that their NFTs and other data are safe, however it remains to be seen how it will affect the company’s standing in the long term. For now, it is important for customers to be aware of this incident and take steps to protect their data as best as possible.