Electrum Servers Remain Under Sustained DoS Attack

Electrum Servers Remain Under Sustained DoS Attack Electrum servers are still under a sustained Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack. The wallet developers announced the issue on April 7, 2018. In correspondence with Bitcoin Magazine, Electrum developer Thomas Voegtlin speculated that the attack may be a form of retaliation from a phishing attacker who has been targeting […]

Singapore’s DragonEx Reports Hack, Releases Suspected Wallet Addresses

Singapore’s DragonEx Reports Hack, Releases Suspected Wallet Addresses The Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange DragonEx has announced a security breach to its users via its official Telegram channel. In the message, a company administrator revealed that the hackers stole assets belonging to both the exchange and its users. Per the message from the admin, the attack […]

Samourai Wallet Adds Tor Integration in Privacy Push

Samourai Wallet Adds Tor Integration in Privacy Push Samourai Wallet announced this month that its latest update supports Tor integration, offering additional privacy for users. What Does Tor Integration Enable? In a conversation with Bitcoin Magazine, Samourai’s lead developer, who is known simply as “TD,” gave a rundown of the Tor integration. He explained […]

VeriBlock’s Bitcoin-Backed Security Protocol Goes Live

VeriBlock’s Bitcoin-Backed Security Protocol Goes Live After a year on its testnet, the VeriBlock blockchain went live yesterday on the Bitcoin mainnet, allowing exchanges, wallet providers, merchants and other crypto businesses to leverage Bitcoin’s robust blockchain security. Now that it’s live on the mainnet, VeriBlock’s model extends the Bitcoin blockchain’s security protection from 51-percent […]