Ethereum, the second most popular cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization, is set to update its software in yet another hard fork. Although the cryptocurrency has had declined in its price, the ethereum community are unbothered of the decline in the asset's price. In this article we review the outcome of the next update on the Ethereum Network on the cryptocurrency’s normal Usages.
A bug on old windows computers exposes vulnerabilities that hackers could use to remotely mine cryptocurrency. More than 700k computers around the world are at risk of being used to mine bitcoin without the owners’ knowledge. A recent reports pins people using Windows 7 and below as being at risk.
DAO.Casino has released Blockchain TestNet 2.0. This update presents new features and an improved governance model, including the dedicated vote staking mechanism and a dynamic validator allocation. Dao.Casino is building a Blockchain for the gambling industry that ensures the automation of transactions and facilitates interactions between all the industry participants: casino operators, game developers, affiliates and players in a fair and transparent ecosystem.
The update of the agreement for the maintenance of joint accounts between banking institutions regarding the interbank check was finally approved. This allows in perspective the running of the check process in a new way, i.e. using the technology based on distributed registers, the so-called blockchain, starting from March 2020. The financial technology brings new step for banks and other institutions in Italy.
The popular New Zealand (NZ)-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia was unexpectedly attacked twice by anonymous hackers in January who run away with more than $18 million worth of cryptocurrency from around 80,000 wallet addresses. From the complicated liquidation actions being conducted by Grant Thornton, an update for all account holders was announced.
The latest update from Cryptopia shows that a “read-only” site for all existing users will be live on Tuesday this week. According to the update, the current customers are advised to use the site in order to reset their passwords and 2FA credentials to get ready for the live relaunch of the crypto exchange platform. Existing users at this time can’t trade, deposit, or withdraw their funds.
New Zealand (NZ)-based crypto exchange giant Cryptopia has issued an update concerning how much funds were lost during the hack of January 2019. According to the latest update, the company sat down and calculated all its holdings in a worst-case scenario and discovered 9.4% of their total crypto assets were lost to malevolent hackers.
Coinidol, the English speaking world blockchain news outlet with 1/2 million pageviews per month, has launched an Italian version of the website - www.it.coinidol.com. The first articles were uploaded in December 2018, but the month of the official launch for the Italian public is January 2019.