Tag Archive: Krypton

  • Bitcoin, Blockchain Technology

    Bitcoin Uncensored: The Libertarian Nonsense Machine

    The raw and brutally honest Bitcoin Uncensored podcast has come to Bitcoinist. As usual, hosts Chris DeRose and Junseth talk about recent events in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world, in the most hilarious and offensive way possible. Also read: Bitcoin Price Rises: How U.S. Trading Activity May Be Countering China Bitcoin Uncensored Episode 48 As part of a new collaboration with Bitcoin Uncensored, Bitcoinist will post each episode on the same day it airs. Don’t

    · September 21, 2016 · 10:04 pm
  • Blockchain Technology

    Group of Hackers Are Holding Small Blockchains Hostage by 51% Attacking Them

    Small blockchains/coins are being targeted by a novel 51% attack that is holding these fledgling cryptos infrastructures hostage. Also read: TAO Network Raises $100K for Music Industry Blockchain Project Extorting Blockchains via 51% Attack The attackers, calling themselves the “51 crew” are overpowering small blockchains with more hashing power and by DDoSing other nodes. It seems as though the attackers are specifically targeting Ethereum-based blockchains as the cryptocurrencies, Krypton (KR) and Shift, both Ethereum type coins,

    · September 3, 2016 · 10:35 pm
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    Industry Report: A Week of Shakeups in the Tech World

    Ethereum split fuels heated arguments, WhatsApp sides with Facebook at the expense of users, and Krypton is the world’s latest cyber-attack victim. Want to catch up on the latest tech and digital currency news? Read the stories below. Also read: Industry Report: Banks Trying to Beat Bitcoin TECH WORLD SHAKEN UP FROM SOCIAL MEDIA TO CRYPTOCURRENCY ETHEREUM The bitcoin competitor has split into two different forms, thanks to the recent hard fork which took place

    · August 29, 2016 · 12:08 pm
  • Krypton Altcoin News, Altcoins, Ethereum

    Attack On Krypton a ‘Dry Run’ For Ethereum?

    Smart contracts platform Krypton is recovering from a 51 percent attack this week that saw 21,465 of its tokens exchanged for bitcoin and double-spent. Also read: Industry Report: Banks Trying to Beat Bitcoin According to the fledgling project’s founder and project manager Stephanie Kent, the attack was a “two-pronged” effort involving rented hashing power and a DDoS attack on existing nodes to multiply the hashing advantage even further. The attacker sent more than 21 thousand Krypton (KR)

    · August 27, 2016 · 5:00 am
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    Krypton Aims at More Secure Smart Contracts After Ethereum Fork

    New smart contract and distributed apps platform Krypton is in the process of expanding its project by networking, seeking to secure $2 million USD in funding from private investors. Also read: Bittrex’s Bill Shihara on Ethereum Classic and Poloniex Krypton is intended to be an alternative to Ethereum, and is in fact a fork of it. It launched in February 2016 when interest in smart contracts, DAOs and DApps was gaining traction, but planned a network

    · July 28, 2016 · 3:26 pm