Solana Suffers Exploit — Close to 8,000 SOL-Based Wallets Have Been Compromised – Altcoins Bitcoin News

The Solana smart contract project is suffering from issues once again after it was discovered that close to 8,000 Solana-based wallets have been compromised. Solana is asking victimized wallet owners to complete a survey and the team stressed that “engineers are investigating the root cause.” Solana Investigates Massive Wallet Exploit, Root Cause of the Hack … Read more

Ethereum fork a success as Sepolia testnet gears up to trial the Merge

The difficulty bomb-delaying Gray Glacier hard fork went live on Ethereum on Thursday without a hitch according to the network’s core devs including Ethereum Foundation’s Tim Beiko. The Sepolia testnet is also set to run through its Merge trial over the next few days and is the second last testnet to go through the trial … Read more

Binance US Adds Staking Services for 7 Different Crypto Assets – Bitcoin News

Binance US is now offering crypto staking services and the firm details that seven digital currencies are currently available with annual percentage yields (APYs) up to 18%. Customers can earn yields on proof-of-stake (PoS) cryptocurrencies that include binance coin, solana, avalanche, livepeer, graph, cosmos, and audius. Binance US Adds Staking Services On Twitter, Binance US … Read more

Ethereum’s Hashrate Surpasses Lifetime High as The Merge Gets Closer – Mining Bitcoin News

Following the all-time high (ATH) recorded in May, Ethereum’s hashrate has been breaking records again, as it reached 132 petahash per second (PH/s) on Saturday, June 4. Presently, Ethereum’s hashrate is coasting along at 129 PH/s and the network’s top mining pool Ethermine commands 0.24% of the network’s hashrate. Ethereum’s Hashrate Captures Another Record High … Read more

Solana Halts Block Production, Validators Told to Prep for a Restart, Network’s Decentralization Criticized – News Bitcoin News

On June 1, 2022, the Solana network halted block production again as the blockchain network has stopped working a number of times during the network’s lifetime. According to the Solana status update, validator operators are being asked to prepare for a restart. Solana Continues to Be Plagued by Outages, SOL Downtime Denounced by the Crypto … Read more

Ethereum’s Beacon Network Deals With a 7-Block Chain Reorganization – Bitcoin News

On May 25, seven blocks were reorganized on Ethereum’s Beacon chain at 8:55:23 a.m. (UTC) at block height 3,887,075 all the way to block 3,887,081. The reorganization was discovered by Martin Köppelmann who noted the “current attestation strategy of nodes should be reconsidered to hopefully result in a more stable chain.” Ethereum’s Beacon Chain Reorgs … Read more

Ethereum Has Destroyed $8.10 Billion in Ether, ETH Scarcity to Increase After The Merge – Technology Bitcoin News

According to current metrics, the Ethereum blockchain has burned 2.35 million ether since the implementation of Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559. The $8.10 billion in value was burned over the course of nine months and during the last seven days, 18,110 ether worth $34.9 million was destroyed. 2.35 Million Ethereum Burned — Ethereum Dev Says … Read more

Ethereum Hashrate Taps an All-Time High Amid This Week’s Crypto Market Meltdown – Mining Bitcoin News

Amid the crazy week in the world of cryptocurrencies and the Bitcoin network’s mining difficulty reaching a lifetime high at 31.25 trillion, Ethereum’s hashrate tapped an all-time high on May 13, at block height 14,770,231. Cryptocurrency miners continue to dedicate large quantities of processing power toward the second-largest crypto network in terms of market capitalization. … Read more

Nicehash Software ‘Fully Unlocks’ Nvidia’s Hashrate Reducing Technology – Mining Bitcoin News

On Saturday, the cryptocurrency mining platform Nicehash revealed the company has “fully [unlocked] Nvidia’s [Lite Hash Rate]” graphic processing units (GPUs). Nicehash says the firm’s Quickminer mining software is the first protocol that can unlock LHR GPU cards by 100%. Nicehash Says Software Is the First to Fully Crack Nvidia’s Lite Hash Rate Technology According … Read more

Ethereum hits 3-week high vs. Bitcoin amid Fed-led market rout

Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) tumbled to its worst levels in almost two months against the U.S. dollar on May 6 as the rout in financial markets rippled across the cryptocurrency sector. Nonetheless, ETH did fare better than Bitcoin (BTC) with the ETH/BTC pair hitting a three-week high. ETH/BTC daily price chart. Source: TradingView The … Read more