EOS startup utilizes backdoor to access user wallets, retrieve airdropped tokens


An EOS-powered decentralized app (dApp) has come under fire, having severely botched an airdrop. After erroneously distributing too many tokens to its users, blockchain-powered content ecosystem Trybe had to access user wallets to reverse transactions. More than 100 EOS accounts were mistakenly awarded up to four times the amount originally designated. Game developer Russell “castle” Meakim shared his disbelief on social media, after discovering a large amount TRYBE tokens in his EOS account that shouldn’t have been there. “[…] There was a short while where I was literally looking at 8,740 TRYBE sitting on my account and wondering what the hell…

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