On 1/5/2019, Coinbase detected a deep chain reorganization of the Ethereum Classic blockchain that included a double spend.
At time of writing, we have identified a total of 15 reorganizations, 12 of which contained double spends, totaling 219,500 ETC (~$1.1M).
On Monday, DX.Exchange, an Estonia-based crypto firm, launched a trading platform that lets investors buy shares of popular Nasdaq-listed companies, including Apple, Tesla, Facebook and Netflix, indirectly through security tokens.
Users flocked to Steemit because they wanted an alternative to Facebook and Twitter, which are platforms known for censorship. One of the selling points of Steemit is its immutability via its blockchain and the incentives given to users for participation. However, many learned today that Steemit isn’t so different from these other platforms after all.
Samourai Wallet is temporarily disabling Stealth Mode, Remote SMS, and SIM Switch Defense features due to restrictive Google Play Store policies.
Ethereum Foundation, the key player behind the development of Ethereum, announced a grant of $5 million to Parity Technologies. The grant is regarding the company’s work pertaining to the scalability, usability and security of Ethereum network, the main aspects of Ethereum 2.0.
Blockchain platform Qtum is introducing Bitcoin (BTC) atomic swaps to its mainnet infrastructure, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Jan. 9.
The team behind Beam, a newly released privacy-oriented cryptocurrency, announced Wednesday that a “critical vulnerability” has been discovered in its wallet software.
Ontology, a distributed ledger technology project focused on providing high-performance public blockchains and smart contracts systems has announced the launch of its new ‘Ontology Neptune’, a highly functional smart contracts compiler for the Python programming language.
MAIAN is an advanced product that’s designed to deal with the vulnerabilities common with smart contract tools. It’s an innovative way to make sure that a smart contract is flawless before it’s released into any blockchain. The analysis tool was released under a license from MIT and is free for all to use in their coding.