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US Government Tells Bitcoin Bomb Scam Victims to Inform FBI, Not Pay Ransom Money

A suspected scam which threatens to blow up buildings unless recipients pay a Bitcoin (BTC) ransom caught the attention of the United States’ government Dec. 13.The scam, which centers on anonymous emails demanding payment of $20,000 in Bitcoin or face a “mercenary” detonating a device in “your building,” has appeared

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Ethereum Core Devs Delay ‘Difficulty Bomb,’ Reduce Block Rewards to 2 ETH

Ethereum (ETH) core developers decided on their regular YouTube meeting August 31 to delay the “Difficulty Bomb” by agreeing to include the code for such a change into the upcoming Constantinople hard fork.One of the prime objectives of the Ethereum Foundation lies in the adoption of a new consensus algorithm

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Ethereum Core Devs Debate Constantinople Hard Fork and “Difficulty Bomb” During Meeting

Ethereum (ETH) core developers have held their regular meeting on YouTube August 24 on the progress of client implementation and tests of the Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIPs) for the upcoming Constantinople hard fork. The meeting started with a discussion of the latest updates on the processes of no-proof blockchain tests

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Ethereum Classic Fork Successful | “Difficulty Bomb” Diffused

With the success of the Ethereum Classic fork, what’s next for ETC? Ethereum Classic Fork: What Happened? The Ethereum Classic fork was completed to diffuse the so-called “difficulty bomb” that was coded into the Ethereum code. This code basically causes Ethereum mining to become more difficult once it switches to its new consensus

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