Facebook acquires some blockchain-skilled personnel, Venezuela gets a crypto framework, and more in this week’s Hodler’s Digest
A recent counterfeiting bug in Zcash demonstrates that the added functionality of so-called second generation blockchains comes at a price. The vulnerability, which existed for years before being patched in October, could have been exploited to generate additional coins. As every major cryptocurrency since Bitcoin has demonstrated, added complexity corresponds with lower security. Also read: Australian […]
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The company behind Zcash patched and disclosed a vulnerability that could have permitted an attacker to coin infinite ZEC
What constitutes a fair coin launch? It’s a question that has had some of the brightest minds and brashest projects in the space debating the best way to kickstart a cryptocurrency. Every crypto, Bitcoin included, has attracted criticism over a distribution schedule that favored early adopters. To date, no other coin has come close to […]
The first month of 2019 has seen a slight decline in 30-day trading volume across many leading markets. Bucking the trend, however, were ETH, LTC, MKR, TRX, and ZEC, all of which saw a significant spike in trade activity. Stablecoins have continued to see an increase in trade activity, with ckusd and the Gemini dollar […]
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In Tuesday’s edition of The Daily, we detail the theoretical vulnerability found in the Coldcard crypto wallet, coming just one month after its manufacturer ridiculed the flaw found in other hardware wallets. Sticking with vulnerabilities, we also consider the risks of leaving your funds on an exchange in the wake of Liqui’s demise and examine […]
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After a major price rout yesterday, many cryptocurrencies are today clawing back lost ground, with most of the major coins tipping back into the green
Markets are continuing to show mixed signals, with most of the top market cap cryptos seeing mild changes red and green, and Bitcoin holding just above the $4,000 mark
Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight to generous gains, with Bitcoin going above the $4,000 threshold
All top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing further mild corrections today