Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer on Rethinking Blockchain, Promoting Good Crypto Use and Leaving Stagnation Behind

Professor Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer talks with CT about blockchain evolution and stagnation. This interview has been edited and condensed. The co-director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts (known as IC3), Emin Gün Sirer, is an associate professor at Cornell University, whose research focuses on peer-to-peer systems, operating systems, distributed systems and computer networking. […]

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‘Blockchain Bandit’ Has Stolen 45,000 ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys, Report Claims

A sophisticated hacker is siphoning money from crypto wallets with weak private keys, according to a senior security analyst. A “blockchain bandit” has managed to amass almost 45,000 ether (ETH) by successfully guessing weak private keys, according to a report released by Independent Security Evaluators on April 23. Adrian Bednarek, a senior security analyst, said he discovered […]

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