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Market

XRP Posted Biggest Single-Day Gain in 3 Years in a

XRP rallied hard on Saturday in a move similar to a crowd pump recently observed in out-of-favor stocks such as GameStop.  The cryptocurrency jumped 56% to $0.50944 to hit the highest level since Dec. 22, according to CoinDesk 20 data. That was the biggest single-day percentage gain since Dec. 21, 2017.  The double-digit price rise […]Read More

Blockchain

Cover Protocol May Launch New Token Following Attack

Cover Protocol announced it’s exploring launching a new COVER token through a snapshot after its current one was abused in a minting attack by a “white hat” hacker on Monday morning. The hacker, which could be an individual or a small group, claimed responsibility for an exploit in the decentralized finance (DeFi) insurance project, tricking the protocol […]Read More

Blockchain

Bitcoin.org Briefly Shut Down by DDoS Attack; Bitcoin Not Affected

The website is home to Bitcoin Core, the most popular software version of bitcoin’s code. To be clear: Bitcoin’s blockchain itself was not attacked, only the website hosting one copy of its open-source code. While the site was inaccessible, Bitcoiners disseminated the software to newcomers wanting to download the code via a torrenting service, an […]Read More