2018 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 10]
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2018.
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2019 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 11]
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2019.
ELI5 Ledger Nano
Ledger Nano is a family hardware wallets that earned their fame for being reliable, sturdy and affordable. Ledger's also were some of the very first hardware solutions for secure ...
Bitcoin Gold replay protection
We'd like to clear up a few misconceptions for those in doubt about what, exactly, the Bitcoing Gold replay protection (or lack thereof) really means.
There is no Bitcoin Gold ...
The year of the Proof of Work genocide?
Last week the Ethereum Classic team was caught off guard.
On January 6, reports of double spends and blockchain anomalies began to pour in just as ETC was celebrating the earli...
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Ducatur Multichain Framework – What is it and why it is so important?
2020 Update This project seems to have been abandoned. The website is no longer responding: The most recent social media post has been in April 2019. We’ve moved this project to the Dead Coins section. Original Text Since an oracle is the only way for smart contracts to interact with data outside of the Blockchain […]
Zimbabwe’s U$ 10k BTC exposes the inneficiency of centralized bureaucracy
You would think a high liquidity market such as Bitcoin would present small spreads from country to country. But that’s not the case at all. And it’s not Bitcoin’s fault. With the speed of cryptos, investors have gotten used to very fast transactions, even complaining when a settlement takes more than an hour to complete. […]
Who is Adam Back?
In today’s Who’s Who section of Crypto.BI, we introduce Adam Back, a cryptographer from Great Britain who created HashCash, one of the most fundamental pieces of the Bitcoin software system. Back obtained a Computer Science PhD degree from University of Exeter in the Distributed Systems research field. Invention of HashCash HashCash was an idea Adam […]
Blockchain bills of lading : Revolution in oil shipments and sea cargo logistics
After more than 200 years of the same workflow, one technology has come along which could change the oil trade forever: blockchain! Dannish sea transport giant Maersk announced, earlier this year, that they’d be joining forces with IBM to implement a blockchain solution to sea shipping. According to the announcement, over 80% of customer goods, […]
Concepts In This Page
A distributed ledger is a decentralized financial database with data stored across multiple locations.
HashCash is an early Proof of Work (PoW) system developed by Adam Back. Its initial purpose was to fight email spam, but HashCash ended up becoming a central component of the Bitcoin consensus mechanism.
A Hardware Wallet is a cryptocurrency wallet implemented in secure physical devices which you can safely store away from the Internet.