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Parity considers fixes to Ethereum wallet debacle as some claim service was hacked

The debacle that saw hundreds of millions worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency left frozen in wallets provided by Parity continues, juiced by a new accusation that the alleged accident may have been the result of hacking. Parity wallets were frozen last week after it was alleged that a security vulnerability was “accidentally” triggered, causing a library […]

Parity Multisig Wallet Hacked, or How Come?

Background Multisignature wallets are smart-contracts designed to manage crypto assets by the consent of multiple wallet owners. This type of wallets usually allows to set daily withdrawal limits, vote for withdrawals, vote for ownership changes, etc. With the big surge in crypto prices this year, many people are now holding significant amounts of crypto assets. […]

Ethereum Wallet’s Hacked, not “Buggy”

On November 7 Parity, a popular Ethereum wallet service announced that all owners of their multi-signature Ethereum wallets made from July 20 onward were unavailable until further notice. An estimated 280 million were frozen due to a software flaw that was “accidentally” triggered by a single user. Chain Reaction  This user claimed that when they created a […]

Trade Recommendation: Ethereum Classic | Hacked: Hacking Finance

The cryptocurrency segment continued expanding today, and the negative correlation between altcoins and Bitcoin broke down finally, as all of the major coins gained ground. As Bitcoin climbed back towards its all-time high above the $7500 price level, the total value of the coins hit $205 billion for the first time ever. // — Discuss […]

Trade Recommendation: Ethereum | Hacked: Hacking Finance

Grayscale’s Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTC: GBTC) posted firm gains on Thursday, as the broader cryptocurrency market resumed its uptrend. // — Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace. Don’t have an account? Send Jonas Borchgrevink an email — // Bitcoin Investment Trust GBTC’s market price per share climbed 4.3% on Thursday to reach […]

Trade Recommendation: Ethereum | Hacked: Hacking Finance

Central banks have expressed keen interest in creating their own cryptocurrencies, probably in realization that blockchain-powered assets are more than just a fad. It’s too bad they lack the paradigm to do so, says Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin. // — Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace. Don’t have an account? Send Jonas […]

Political Fact-Checking Site Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrency | News & Opinion

A fact-checking website was hacked to mine cryptocurrency over the internet browsers of its unsuspecting visitors. The Pulitzer Prize-winning website, PolitiFact, is devoted to sorting out the truth in US politics. But on Friday, it was found secretly hogging the computer resources of those who visited the site. Independent security researcher Troy Mursch tweeted about […]

PolitiFact hacked, mining cryptocurrency on users’ PCs

It is the new rage of 2017 to have your website mining Monero, or other forms of cryptocurrency, riding users’ CPUs to make money. There’s a good way of doing this, and a bad way… but now PolitiFact is joining in on the crypto mining fun, unintentionally.     PolitiFact visitors have noticed that their […]

Hacked websites force visitors to mine cryptocurrency

Cyber-security experts are warning that hackers are using other people’s machines to generate cryptocurencies for them. According to a Trend Micro report, school, charity and file-sharing websites have been found infected with a particular code that makes the visitor’s machine generate currency. That code turns the machine into a ‘miner’. Mining is a colloquial term […]

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