It is our understanding that a couple of Domain Name System registration servers were hijacked at 12PM UTC to redirect myetherwallet[dot]com users to a phishing site.
This redirecting of DNS servers is a decade-old hacking technique that aims to undermine the Internet’s routing system. It can happen to any organization, including large banks. This is not due to a lack of security on the @myetherwallet platform. It is due to hackers finding vulnerabilities in public facing DNS servers.
On 4/22/2018, 03:28:52 a.m. UTC, our system raised an alarm which is related to an unusual BEC token transaction. In this particular transaction, someone transferred an extremely large amount of BEC token. This anomaly prompted us the need to look into the related smart contract code. Our study shows that such transfer comes from an “in-the-wild” attack that exploits a previously unknown vulnerability in the contract.
Amazon is launching AWS Blockchain Templates. These templates will let you launch an Ethereum (either public or private) or Hyperledger Fabric (private) network in a matter of minutes and with just a few clicks. The templates create and configure all of the AWS resources needed to get you going in a robust and scalable fashion.
Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman told CNBC on Wednesday that “Nasdaq would consider becoming a crypto exchange over time”
If you believe blockchains will proliferate in the coming years, it stands to reason that you will need some sort of mechanism to move information between them — a network of blockchains with bridges and processes for sharing information between entities. That is exactly what The Aion Network is providing with a new blockchain network released today.
Flint is a new statically-typed programming language for writing inherently safer smart contracts. Flint features a variety of novel contract-oriented features, such as caller capabilities, immutability by default, and Asset types, which help developers write smart contracts.