Token Projects to Recover $130M from the Kucoin Hack, Devs Condemned for Centralization

Token Projects to Recover $130M from the Kucoin Hack, Devs Condemned for CentralizationThe cryptocurrency community has been discussing the Kucoin hack as a great number of ERC20 projects have frozen, paused, or reversed their smart contracts after the hack. Estimates say that at least $129 million ERC20 tokens affected are considered “safe” from the hacker’s clutches. Additionally, evaluations show the breach may be much larger than originally […]

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Tether’s Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On

Tether's Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On OnThe total volume of stablecoins in circulation is closing in on the $20 billion mark, while the market-leading coin, USDT’s share of the total circulating supply continues to shrink, data from Coinmetrics shows. According to the data, USDT now accounts for an estimated at 80% of total supply, and the majority of the coins are […]

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Tether’s Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On

Tether's Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On OnThe total volume of stablecoins in circulation is closing in on the $20 billion mark, while the market-leading coin, USDT’s share of the total circulating supply continues to shrink, data from Coinmetrics shows. According to the data, USDT now accounts for an estimated at 80% of total supply, and the majority of the coins are […]

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Kucoin Hacked for $150 Million in Bitcoin; Bitfinex and Tether Freeze $33 Million of the Stolen Funds

Kucoin Hacked for $150 Million in Bitcoin; Bitfinex and Tether Freeze $33 Million of the Stolen FundsCryptocurrency exchange Kucoin may have been hacked for $150 million in bitcoin and multiple ERC20 tokens. The Singapore-based exchange confirmed the September 25 security breach, but did not disclose the amount stolen. “Bitcoin, ERC-20 and, other tokens in Kucoin’s hot wallets were transferred out of the exchange,” said Kucoin in an update on Saturday. Meanwhile, […]

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The Genesis of BCH Tokenization: Over 10,000 SLP Tokens Built on Bitcoin Cash

The Genesis of BCH Tokenization: Over 10,000 SLP Tokens Built on Bitcoin CashThis week Bitcoin Cash fans have been discussing the milestone of over 10,000 Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens created since the infrastructure was first introduced. Moreover, tokens built on Bitcoin Cash are nearing 1 million transactions to-date. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community members have noticed there are now 10,679 SLP tokens created since the Simple Ledger […]

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Tether Recovers $1 Million USDT Sent to Wrong Defi Address by Chinese Traders

Tether Recovers $1 Million USDT Sent to Wrong Defi Address by Chinese TradersTether has recovered and returned $1 million worth of USDT to a group of Chinese traders who, in error, sent the funds to a wrong decentralized finance (defi) address. On September 8, the group, going under the moniker ‘Bill,’ “accidentally” transferred the money to a Swerve token contract and could not retrieve it. In desperation, […]

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