Ripple: Only XRP Private Keys That Used Software From Before August 2015 Are Vulnerable

Ripple software libraries published before August 2015 potentially rendered private keys which signed multiple transactions vulnerable. Ripple (XRP) software libraries published before August 2015 potentially rendered private keys which signed multiple transactions vulnerable, Ripple announced in a statement released on Jan 16. Recent research jointly conducted by the DFINITY Foundation and the University of California […]

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Vulnerability Is Found in Constantinople Hours After ETH Devs Call It ‘Least Eventful’ Hard Fork

Ethereum’s Constantinople hard fork has been reportedly postponed until at least the next week over a newly discovered vulnerability. Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork faces a delay over a newly discovered security vulnerability allowing a reentrancy attack. The critical issue was detected by smart contract audit firm ChainSecurity and reported in a blog post Jan. […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Jan.7–13: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

The network of altcoin Ethereum Classic undergoes a 51 percent attack, and Fortnite removes Monero from their merch store. Top Stories This Week Altcoin Ethereum Classic Reportedly Undergoes 51 Percent Attack Earlier this week, the Ethereum Classic (ETC) reportedly underwent a 51 percent attack. In the aftermath, crypto exchange Coinbase noted that upwards of $1.1 […]

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Report: Critical Vulnerabilities Leaking User Data Found on DX.Exchange, Patched Later

Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly patched a critical vulnerability that leaked sensitive user data. Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly fixed a critical vulnerability that leaked sensitive user data. Technology news website Ars Technica reported on the security leak Jan. 9, citing an anonymous trader who conducted a […]

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White Hat Hackers Earned $878,000 from Crypto Bug Bounties in 2018, Data Shows

Hackers have reportedly been awarded $878,000 in bug bounties by blockchain companies on vulnerability disclosure platform HackerOne this year. White hat hackers have been awarded $878,000 in bug bounties this year, technology news website TheNextWeb reports on Dec. 30. Bug bounties are a type of competition in which companies that develop software invite hackers to […]

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