Crypto community remembers Hal Finney’s contributions to blockchain on his 65th birthday

Crypto community remembers Hal Finney's contributions to blockchain on his 65th birthday

The cypherpunk was one of the first people besides Satoshi Nakamoto to mine Bitcoin blocks, and reported many of the early bugs. It’s been more than ten years since computer scientist Hal Finney became the recipient of the first transaction on the Bitcoin blockchain, and his impact on crypto as a technology is still felt today.Finney was one of the first people to respond to Satoshi Nakamoto’s post on the cypherpunks mailing list,…

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Ethereum Co-Founder Pronounces 20th Century World Order Dead

Ethereum Co-Founder Pronounces 20th Century World Order Dead

Ethereum co-founder and founder of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson, pronounces the 20th-century world order dead. Ethereum co-founder and founder of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson, pronounced “the economic order of the 20th century” dead in a recent YouTube livestream. By “the economic order of 20th century”, Hoskinson means a centralized hierarchical economy that was built through “a series of treaties” made by a few great powers, this economy was built for the times  “when information was not instantaneous”,…

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Intel SGX Vulnerability Discovered, Cryptocurrency Keys Threatened

Intel SGX Vulnerability Discovered, Cryptocurrency Keys Threatened

Researchers have published a paper identifying a “Load Value Injection” proof-of-concept attack that targets Intel SGX processors. A vulnerability has reportedly been discovered in Intel’s Software Guard eXtensions (SGX) allowing passwords, encrypted keys, and other sensitive data to be siphoned from a computer’s memory.On March 10, computer researcher Daniel Gruss uploaded a video to YouTube describing how the proof-of-concept attack, dubbed a “Load Value Injection [LVI],” can be used to steal sensitive data from…

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