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Developer Who Successfully Hacked Bitcoin Wallet Ensures Bitcoin Is Still Safe

John Cantrell, Bitcoin and Lightning Network project developer, recently revealed he had successfully hacked a Bitcoin address. His article, however, received a number of responses with many concluding Bitcoin isn’t secure. Cantrell felt people missed the point of the exercise so, in a tweet thread on June 19, explained and

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Global Index Fund Manager Successfully Trials Blockchain Securities

Vanguard, the world’s second-largest index fund manager, has announced the successful completion of the first phase of its blockchain pilot trialing the digitization of asset-backed securities (ABS).The pilot has seen Vanguard partner with a large U.S.-based ABS provider, distributed ledger technology provider Symbiont, and financial institutions BNY Mellon and Citi,

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Ethereum Classic Successfully Completes ‘Agharta’ Hard Fork

Ethereum Classic successfully completed the “Agharta” hard fork at block number 9,573,000 at 06:26 UTC on Sunday, according to etcnodes.org.Similar to the network’s last backwards-incompatible upgrade in September, Atlantis, Agharta makes ethereum classic more interoperable with sister-chain ethereum. As part of the hard fork, the Constantinople and St. Petersburg upgrades

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IRS Successfully Unraveled ‘Dozens’ of New Cryptocurrency Cybercriminals

With cybercrimes associated with virtual currencies are continuously on the rise, it is more critical than ever to have security agencies and financial regulators actively scouting this emerging crypto space.Although cyber crimes have been around for several decades now, we can all attest to the fact that these criminals take

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Four Banks Successfully Test New Blockchain Platform for Processing Promissory Note Loans

A group of four banks have successfully issued a promissory note — a type of legally binding loan agreement — through a new blockchain platform, a news release on May 21 announced.The financial institutions used finledger to complete the transaction. According to Helaba, one of the banks involved, the platform reduces the

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