Bitcoin Gold Responds to Recent Double Spend Attack

The development team behind Bitcoin Gold has released an update on last week’s 51 percent attack, which the attacker weaponized through a double spend attack to steal funds from cryptocurrency exchanges. Published on Thursday, the update confirmed that the attacker had gained majority control of the network’s hashrate and used …

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Russia’s Central Bank Will Host an ICO Pilot on its Regulatory Platform

Russian banking giant Sberbank and the country’s National Settlement Depository will test an initial coin offering on a central bank regulatory platform. Sberbank and the National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia biggest bank and the securities depository respectively, will test the issuance of an initial coin offering (ICO) on a regulatory …

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South Korean Conglomerate Hyundai’s Cryptocurrency Mining Pool Hacked, Withdrawals Disallowed

The mining pool of HDAC, a blockchain platform and company operated by Hyundai BS&C, a subsidiary of South Korea’s biggest car manufacturer and major conglomerate, experienced a hacking attack on May 24 and was forced to halt withdrawals temporarily. Mining Pool Breach According to local cryptocurrency media outlet TokenPost, HDAC’s …

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Cryptocurrency Market Posts Minor Recovery But Bitcoin Downward Trend is Still Strong

As CCN reported yesterday, on May 24, the bitcoin price dipped below $7,250 as a massive sell-off from the $7,700 mark intensified. After three consecutive sell-offs within a 24-hour period, the price of bitcoin dropped from $7,900 to $7,250, eventually stabilizing at $7,400. Bear Market The cryptocurrency sector is in …

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