It all started when scammers broke into the Uncharted NFT cross-chain game development studio’s Discord channel and stole the wallets of 109 users. The scammers got away with more than 150 SOL tokens and 25 World of Solana (WOS) NFTs, including three rare and very valuable digital collectibles.
After the hack, the community decided to get back the NFTs that had been stolen. The WOS team talked to their development partner, who goes by the Twitter handle “Cyberfrog,” and raised the royalty rate on stolen NFTs from 5 percent to 98 percent.
Waiting until the last few seconds of an NFT auction to make a winning bid is called “sniping.” This strategy is used to stop other NFT bidders from making a higher offer before the auction ends.
The community was also able to get back the other 10 sniped NFTs and give the 25 WOS NFTs back to the rightful owner.