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Blockchain Protocol Antelope Takes ‘Leap of Freedom’ as it Forks Of EOSIO; EOS Jumps

The blockchain protocol Antelope has taken what it describes as a “leap of freedom” and forked its protocol off development firm Block.one’s EOSIO platform and instead embraced the rival EOS Network Foundation….Read More: Blockchain Protocol Antelope Takes ‘Leap of Freedom’ as it Forks Of EOSIO; EOS Jumps… Continue reading on https://cryptonews. Read more →

Crypto Hacking, Theft Rise This Year While Scams, Darknet Markets Retreat - Chainalysis

Some forms of cryptocurrency-based crime, including hacking and theft of funds, have so far increased in occurrence this year, but others, related to scams and darknet markets, have declined more than the market overall, according to a recent report by blockchain analysis company Chainalysis….Read More: Crypto Hacking, Theft Rise This Year While Scams, Darknet Markets Retreat - Chainalysis… Read more →

No ‘Black and White’ Answer to the Proof-of-Work vs. Proof-of-Stake Question, Says Kraken

The proof-of-work versus proof-of-stake face-off does not need to be a fight to the death, a new report has suggested – and a more nuanced approach could pay off for crypto players now fretting about which side of the fence they should be on. The claims were made in a report on PoW and PoS from the crypto exchange Kraken’s Kraken Intelligence unit, which noted that both types of blockchain consensus mechanisms come with considerable benefits and drawbacks…. Read more →

Ethereum’s Last Test Before the Merge ‘Quite Good’ Despite ‘Confusion’

The Goerli testnet merge, Ethereum (ETH)’s third and final testnet merge before the blockchain transitions to proof-of-stake (PoS) from its current proof-of-work (PoW) mechanism, has ostensibly been successful. The merge was executed today at around 1:45 UTC. The testnet merge saw the Goerli testnet merge with the Prater testnet, a PoS beacon chain, and represents the final test run before the actual Merge takes place. Read more →

Solana Blames Slope Wallet for Hack While Slope Says that ‘Nothing is Yet Firm’

The team behind the Solana (SOL) blockchain has tied the widespread hack that affected over 8,000 wallets and resulted in the loss of over USD 8m worth of funds to the closed-source Slope wallet. “After an investigation by developers, ecosystem teams, and security auditors, it appears affected addresses were at one point created, imported, or used in Slope mobile wallet applications,” the official Solana Status Twitter account said…. Read more →

Despite Crypto Downturn, Developers Continue Contributing to Web3 Communities

Blockchain developers have maintained their contributions to Web3 communities despite the latest market downturn, with Ethereum (ETH) leading the way as the strongest and largest community, according to a recent report by VC investment firm Telstra Ventures. Per the report, blockchains developers’ participation in Web3 communities has largely remained unphased during the recent market meltdown…. Read more →

SOL Drops as Thousands of Wallets Attacked on Solana

SOL, the native token of the Solana network, dropped following reports that thousands of wallets have been drained in apparently still ongoing attack. Per blockchain auditor OtterSec, over 5,000 Solana wallets have been drained in the past few hours….Read More: SOL Drops as Thousands of Wallets Attacked on Solana… Continue reading on https://cryptonews. Read more →