The team behind the ZenGo crypto-currency wallet found a design flaw in several competing Bitcoin wallets allowing attackers to trick the software by sending and undoing transactions via the Replace-By-Fee feature.
While most businesses suffer greatly during the quarantine, there are bound to be at least some that actually thrive. It makes sense that among such businesses the most prominent ones would be digital platforms that provide convenient access to work and entertainment from home.
«When I found out about Bitcoin for the first time in 2011, I thought it was no use, despite interesting technology. My friend, a huge geek, had been already mining it at the time and convinced me to try. I abandoned this idea right after turning Bitcoin software on, because my computer was too loaded. […]
A new bug in Constantinople, the planned upgrade of the Ethereum platform, has been discovered, potentially affecting a limited number of smart contracts that utilize self-destruct.
A bug found in the Parity node/wallet software threatened a considerable proportion of the Ethereum infrastructure. Fortunately, the company has already issued a patch to fix the vulnerability.
The long-awaited Constantinople fork of the Ethereum network has been delayed earlier this week due to potential security issues identified by security audit company ChainSecurity on January 15.