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- Trend Micro calls out vulnerabilities in metaverse security development
"Illegal or criminal activities are likely to flourish in the darkverse since it will be difficult to track and monitor," says Trend Micro.
- Australia-based crypto miner doubles hash rate after energizing Canadian rigs
Daniel Roberts, Iris Energy co-founder, said the firm had energized the facility on time “despite the current market backdrop and ongoing international supply chain challenges.”
- Dave Portnoy's SafeMoon position is down 94%, claims he's being sued by project
The Barstool Sports founder panic-sold Bitcoin in 2020 and has expressed fleeting interest in digital assets ever since.
- Circle freezes blacklisted Tornado Cash smart contract addresses
Stablecoin issuers can blacklist interactions with the Tornado Cash dApp on the Ethereum smart contract level.
- Tornado Cash co-founder reports being kicked off GitHub as industry reacts to sanctions
OFAC issued a statement implying prohibited transactions with Specially Designated Nationals could include "downloading a software patch from a sanctioned entity."
- Brazilian Voting Authority Might Include Blockchain Tech in Future Elections
The Brazilian voting authority (TSE), has publicly declared it is studying blockchain as a technology that might help the organization in its task of organizing ballots. Celio Castro Wermerlinger, coordinator of modernization of the institution, stated that this decentralized ledger tech was included in a research program called “Elections of the Future.” Brazilian TSE Is
- Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Downplays Ethereum PoW Fork, Hopes It ‘Doesn’t Lead to People Losing Money’
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin recently discussed what he thinks about the recent Ethereum proof-of-work (PoW) fork topic that’s been finding its way into a number of conversations within the crypto community. Buterin remarked at the ETH-Seoul conference over the weekend, that he believes the people introducing the forked token concept are basically a “couple of
- US Government Bans Ethereum Mixer Tornado Cash, Platform Added to OFAC’s SDN List
On Monday, the U.S. Treasury Department’s watchdog the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) banned the ethereum mixing application Tornado Cash. OFAC has cited that the mixer has helped North Korean hackers such as the hacking syndicate known as Lazarus Group. OFAC Sanctions Tornado Cash Mixing App OFAC has officially banned the Tornado
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- Sepolia Post-Merge Upgrade Announcement
The Sepolia testnet will undergo a post-merge execution layer (EL) upgrade at block 1735371, expected on August 17, 2022 The upgrade will cause EL clients on the network to disconnect from peers which have not transitioned to proof-of-stake. It does not add additional functionality beyond this. Sepolia node operators must...
- Academic Grants Round grantee announcement
We are thrilled to announce the 39 grantees selected for the recent Academic Grants Round. This grants round invited researchers, think-tanks, Ph.D. students, and all those interested in advancing knowledge around the Ethereum ecosystem to submit academic proposals. Thank you to all those who submitted proposals, and congratulations to all...
- Goerli/Prater Merge Announcement
For the last testnet proof-of-stake transition, Goerli will merge with Prater. The combined Goerli/Prater network will retain the Goerli name post-merge. Bellatrix, the Prater upgrade readying it for The Merge will happen at epoch 112260, expected at 12:24PM UTC on August 4, 2022. After Bellatrix is activated, the Goerli/Prater merge...
- Devcon Scholars Returns & Announcing Devcon Week! [ENG/ESP]
Queridos Amigos, Yesterday, Wave #01 of Devcon tickets sold out just a few minutes after going online! After two years of anticipation, the whole team awaited this moment with curious suspense. But don’t worry, more ticket waves are coming soon. Today we are excited to announce the return of the...
- DEVCON VI: TICKET SALES BEGIN & MORE!
Raffle + Supporter apps closing, and meet Community Hubs - Amigos y amigas! Today, we want to bring everyone a few details on the ticketing process in advance of Monday’s launch, and we have updates on supporter, volunteer, and discount-ticket applications. As the icing on the cake, we’ll also introduce you to the Devcon Community Hubs! But first, we hope...
- Sepolia Merge Announcement
Note: on July 5, 2022, the recommended releases for go-ethereum and Erigon were modified. See “Client Releases” for details. Sepolia will be the second of three public testnets to run through The Merge. The network will transition to proof-of-stake when the total difficulty on the proof-of-work chain exceeds 17,000,000,000,000,000, which...
Ethereum World News
- Luna Foundation Acquires An Additional 37.8k Bitcoin Worth $1.5B, Bringing its Total Holdings to 80,394 BTC
Summary: The Luna Foundation Guard has bought an additional 37,863 Bitcoin worth $1.5 billion The purchase is in line with Do Kwon’s goal of backing UST with digital asset reserves worth $10 billion The Luna Foundation Guard now holds 80,394 BTC The Luna Foundation Guard has acquired an additional 37,863 Bitcoin worth $1.5 billion to further back its popular stablecoin of UST. The recent purchase of Bitcoin was carried out in two transactions: $1 billion with Genesis Trading and $500
- Bitmex’s Arthur Hayes Requests Leniency, No Jail Time for Violating the US Bank Secrecy Act
Quick take: Bitmex’s founder and former CEO, Arthur Hayes, has requested leniency from the judge handling his court case Mr. Hayes is requesting no jail time and permission to live abroad and travel freely His lawyers have also asked for probation with no home detention or community confinement Arthur Hayes had struck a plea deal that would result in a prison sentence of 6 to 12 months The founder of Bitmex and former CEO, Arthur Hayes, is requesting leniency from
- Lido Finance with $19.1B in TVL, Edges out Curve as the Largest DeFi Protocol
Summary: Lido Finance has surpassed Curve finance to become the largest DeFi protocol in terms of total value locked Approximately $19.1 billion is locked on Lido Finance compared to Curve’s $19 billion Lido Finance is available on the blockchain networks of Ethereum, Solana, Terra, Kusama, and Polygon. Earlier today, Lido Finance became the largest DeFi protocol in terms of total value locked, edging out Curve Finance from the top spot in the process. At the time of writing, the total
- Coinbase selected by BlackRock; provide Aladdin clients access to crypto trading and custody via…
- Coinbase Prime grows its staking offering with ETH
- Introducing Coinbase Security Prompt — a safer and easier way of signing into Coinbase
- Security PSA: Search engine phishing
- Coinbase wins Best Prime Broker Award
- Coinbase does not list securities. End of story.
- The Crypto Securities Market is Waiting to be Unlocked. But First We Need Workable Rules.
- Coinbase Ventures Q2 investment memo
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