Category : Cryptocurrency

by Raaner - 2 days ago

The case of the missing USDC

Something very interesting has happened in the last 10 days that has gotten very little coverage: USDC’s size as a collateral asset in MakerDAO’s CDPs (Vaults) has collapsed more than 80%. Compare these two screenshots taken from https://daistats.com...

by Raaner - 2 days ago

Ransomware Strikes Three US Universities

Three US-based universities were targeted by the NetWalker ransomware group over the last seven days. A ransomware gang claims to have successfully attacked three univ...

by Raaner - 2 days ago

Coinbase Is Struck By Another Power Outage

Following yesterday’s sudden, short-term bitcoin spike, Coinbase – one of the largest and most popular crypto exchanges in the United States – experienced an outage that prevented customers from taking advantage of the volatility. Coinbase Experience...

by Raaner - 2 days ago

Crypto wallets have a problem with closed-source hardware

“Not your keys, not your Bitcoin.” It’s a common refrain among cryptocurrency advocates; if you yourself don’t control the private keys to your crypto, it can be confiscated or stolen.  That’s where hardware wallets come in; they’re a vital part of t...