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Coinbase Glitch Allowed Unlimited Ethereum Balances

On March 21, the San Francisco based exchange Coinbase publicly revealed an ethereum balance glitch that allowed users to manipulate their account balances. Researchers noticed that, by utilizing a smart contract, a person could add as much ethereum as they wanted to their account. Also Read: Survey Says 8% of the American Population Now Own […]

Ethereum’s ICO Whales Can Crash the Market at Any Time

Crypto whales are generally thought of as wealthy traders with the ability to move markets via a single sell order. Yet the greatest whales of all aren’t traders but ICOs which own millions of ether worth billions of dollars. Over 3% of the total ethereum supply is estimated to be in the hands of ICOs, […]

The New Ways to Save Crypto from a Post-Quantum World

However distant it may seem, powerful quantum computers have the potential to ruin cryptocurrency, and developers are already devising solutions.

EOS, Cardano and Tezos: Sleeping Giants Starting to Stir

EOS, Cardano and Tezos are cryptocurrency’s big sleepers. The latter project has lain dormant since last summer while its legal troubles played out, while EOS and Cardano have been beavering away, but have yet to produce the goods. With signs that all three projects are now stirring into life, investors might finally see a return. […]

Is this the End of Crypto-Exchange Hacks – Vitalik Buterin on the Case

Very well respected and famous for being the co-founder of Ethereum – Vitalik Buterin, has introduced a scaling solution which could find use by digital currency exchanges and trading platforms to be more hack-secured. The mentioned solution is named Plasma Cash, which is an improved or evolved version of the existing method – Plasma. For a […]

MetaMask Lets You Visit Tomorrow’s Distributed Web in Today’s Browser

One of the most promising concepts of second-generation blockchains is that of dApps (or “decentralised applications”). These are apps built on top of a blockchain. To date, few have made the headlines (with the exception, perhaps, of CryptoKitties), but there is a an increasingly large amount being pushed to the Ethereum mainnet, and even more […]

SEC Publishes Warning Against Unlawful Crypto Exchanges

On Wednesday, March 7, the U.S. regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a letter concerning the potential of unlawful online platforms that trade digital assets. The SEC is concerned with platforms operating without permission and advises investors to use entities that are registered with the SEC as an alternative trading system (ATS). Also […]

1200 Australian New Agencies Are Selling Fractions of Crypto

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts from Australia now have the ability to purchase the digital assets bitcoin core (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) via regional 1,200 news agencies. Newsagents are using the idea to help declining interest in newspaper and magazines. Also Read: Australian High School to Host Information Night on Cryptocurrencies  Australians Can Now Buy Cryptocurrencies With 1,200 News […]

Venezuela Claims Petro Cryptocurrency Has Raised $3bn from Investors in 127 Countries

The Venezuelan government has made some new claims about the pre-sale of the country’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro. After one week, President Nicolas Maduro said that the petro had raised $3 billion from 171,015 certified purchases, from investors in 127 countries. The majority of the orders were in dollars, followed by bitcoin and ether, according […]

Researchers Explore Eclipse Attacks on the Ethereum Blockchain

An eclipse attack is a network-level attack on a blockchain, where an attacker essentially takes control of the peer-to-peer network, obscuring a node’s view of the blockchain. In a new paper titled “Low-Resource Eclipse Attacks on Ethereum’s Peer-to-Peer Network,” Sharon Goldberg, an associate professor at Boston University; Ethan Heilman, a Ph.D. candidate at Boston University; […]