The Year 2019 has Been Very Educational for Lightning Network Developers

Scaling Bitcoin to a more mainstream level will most likely happen through layer-two solutions. The Lightning Network is of great interest in this regard, despite its crucial flaws and shortcomings. A recent list of known vulnerabilities confirms there is plenty of work ahead prior to making this technology more widely accessible.  The Long Bug List...
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Coinbase Reveals Password Glitch Affecting 3,500 Customers

Crypto exchange Coinbase disclosed a potential vulnerability Friday, announcing that a tiny fraction of its customers’ passwords were stored in plain text on an internal server log. However, the information was not improperly accessed by outside parties, the exchange said. In a post-mortem shared with CoinDesk, Coinbase outlined “a password storage issue,” impacting less than...
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