Jan 18, 2019 at 13:09
ChainSecurity Reveals Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Activates Reentrancy Attack
Ethereum’s (ETH) approaching Constantinople upgrade activates vectors for reentrancy attacks, as per ChainSecurity – a smart contract auditing platform, according to a Medium report on January 15, 2019. A reentrancy attack engages a particular function in a smart contract to be called several times before the smart contract is completely performed.
Jan 17, 2019 at 12:27
New Zealand: Over 40 Users Demand Refund from Hacked Cryptopia Exchange
After the heavy loss from the hacked Cryptopia cryptoasset exchange, around 40 individuals have come out to reclaim their funds, according to Radionz, a New Zealand-based news outlet. Cryptopia is the first crypto exchange platform to endure hack crises in this very year. After the distinct event, police have started looking into the matter and the total amount of money that has been stolen.
Jan 16, 2019 at 17:07
Hard Fork Countdown: Ethereum’s Thirdening Draws Nearer
Ethereum’s (ETH) trading range reduced on January 15, as concentration shifted to the keenly awaited Constantinople upgrade expected in the next 24 hours. The hard fork, also known as the “thirdening” for trimming down the amount of new Ethereum discharged into circulation, is anticipated to bring technical changes to the globe’s third-biggest blockchain.
China Denotes New Regulations for Blockchain Firms, Comes into Force on Feb 15
China has launched new regulations designed to promote the ‘healthy development’ of distributed ledger technology (DLT). The CAC denoted new regulations on Thursday, January 10, 2018. Nevertheless, the new law also gives the right to the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) to superintend node operators and to request private information (info).
Reserve Bank of India Forces Customers to Abandon Dealing with Cryptoassets
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is allegedly forcing the clients of the commercial banking institutions to completely abandon cryptocurrencies including bitcoin (BTC) and stop operating any kind of business activity related to cryptoassets. In case the client wants to set up a new bank account in any commercial banking institution in the country, he or she is forced to sign documents which in this case read that they shan’t deal in any digital currency transactions from their bank accounts.