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Compound bug leaves $80 million in COMP at risk of being misrewarded

Compound bug leaves $80 million in COMP at risk of being misrewarded

advertisement A newly introduced upgrade to the DeFi interest rate protocol Compound Finance has contained a bug that leaves some users with unusual amounts of COMP token as rewards to be claimed. “Unusual activity has been reported regarding the distribution of COMP following the execution of Proposal 062,” Compound Labs, the team behind the Compound …

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The Emergence of Crypto Prime Brokers Adds Resilience but Also Risk

The Emergence of Crypto Prime Brokers Adds Resilience but Also Risk

There are many types of hockey-stick evolutions in new industries. Startups dream of the lying-on-its-back L shape for their sales growth. Entrepreneurs chase the “escape velocity” funding momentum. And a subsector can simmer along with a low hum of activity until boom, years of progress and feverish months of under-the-surface connecting explode in a series …

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Litecoin's privacy upgrade: Hidden inflation a risk 'users will be willing to take'

Litecoin’s privacy upgrade: Hidden inflation a risk ‘users will be willing to take’

At the moment, Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum are all on their way to integrating and implementing privacy features. While concerns persist that these developments could end up elevating these cryptos as a threat to privacy-focused coins, another major question that arises here is – How will the coins’ infrastructure change and what impacts will privacy-enhancing …

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Ethereum's advanced improvement proposals might put Bitcoin's dominance at risk

Ethereum’s advanced improvement proposals might put Bitcoin’s dominance at risk

Improvement proposals are crucial to the health and evolution of cryptocurrencies, with the Bitcoin and Ethereum‘s ecosystems at the forefront of several improvement proposals since their inceptions. While Bitcoin has proposals like Lightning Network, Taproot/Schnorr signatures, Miniscripts, and many other promising improvement upgrades, ETH also has also seen proposals like EIP 20, EIP 137, EIP …

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