Distributed Digest: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

0x community governance, ProgPoW signaling, and Constantinople FUD. Your daily distillation of crypto news for Tuesday, February 12, 2019: 0x Pursues Community Governance The 0x team has drafted a 0x Improvement Proposal, ZEIP23, to add “the ability to trade arbitrary bundles of ERC20 and ERC721 tokens” using the 0x protocol. If approved, this functionality would…

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Bug in Crypto-Platform Beam Causes Brief Halt in Blockchain

Beam, a newly launched privacy oriented cryptocurrency, experienced a bug that caused a sudden, but brief stoppage in its blockchain, the company announced in a Tweet on January 21, 2019. Technical Difficulties Cause a Halt in Beam’s Blockchain (Source: Steemit) One of two recently released implementations of the Mimblewimble privacy protocol, the Beam Mimblewimble blockchain,…

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IOTA Bug Brings Network Down, Some Nodes Up But Problem Unsolved

Every single node on IOTA’s network went down on July the 6th according to Sarah Lewis, a researcher. She said: “Currently the confirmed transaction ratio in iota is practically 0 because someone is stitching the side tangle to the main tangle and this apparently breaks regular nodes ability to select tips… This seems to have taken…

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Meet the Man Who Created a Bug Bounty Program for Dash

You may not be familiar with Jim Bursch, but you certainly know about Dash, one of the top ten cryptocurrencies (and fighting tooth and nail to remain one). With a strong community supporting it and solid plans to improve its usability and security, Dash has a bug bounty program, and Bursch is the man behind it. Q. Can you tell us a little…

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Coinbase Bug allows User to Transfer Unlimited Ethereum to Wallet

Coinbase, one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, has had a nasty bug lurking in its system that would allow users to collect unlimited ether through a few simple steps. Thanks to a bug report, however, the company avoided disaster. A Dutch FinTech company, VI Company, publicly disclosed a Coinbase bug on March 20….

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