cryptocurrency

al about cryptos

DeFi attacks are on the rise — Will the industry be able to stem the tide?

The decentralized finance (DeFi) industry has lost over a billion dollars to hackers in the past couple of months, and the situation seems to be spiraling out of control. According to the latest statistics, approximately $1.6 billion in cryptocurrencies was stolen from DeFi platforms in the first quarter of 2022. Furthermore, over 90% of all …

DeFi attacks are on the rise — Will the industry be able to stem the tide? Read More »

Bitcoin stays under $30K as LUNA gains 600% during ‘insane volatility’

Bitcoin (BTC) failed to reclaim $30,000 into May 14 as traders looked forward to a relatively stable weekend. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitfinex longs gather strength Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it lingered below the $30,000 mark, now rapidly becoming resistance. The pair had reached just shy …

Bitcoin stays under $30K as LUNA gains 600% during ‘insane volatility’ Read More »

DeFi transforming lending routes on the blockchain

The world of decentralized finance (DeFi) is gradually expanding to encompass a significant share of the global financial lending space by virtue of the inherently trustless manner of operation and the ease of accessing capital. As the crypto ecosystem has grown to a $2-trillion industry by market capitalization, new products and offerings have emerged thanks …

DeFi transforming lending routes on the blockchain Read More »

Crypto.com unblocks users, reverses glitched LUNA trades that made 30-40x

Crypto.com was one of the few crypto exchanges to keep LUNA trades open as Terra’s death spiral saw an unrecoverable price crash of LUNA and stablecoin UST. However, a technical glitch on Crypto.com’s mobile application allowed users to get away with a 30-40x profit on LUNA trades momentarily. On Friday, Crypto.com abruptly barred users from …

Crypto.com unblocks users, reverses glitched LUNA trades that made 30-40x Read More »

Bitcoin network fortifies as mining difficulty records ATH of 31.251T

Further distancing itself from any concerns of planned attacks on the blockchain, the Bitcoin (BTC) network established a new mining difficulty all-time high of 31.251 trillion — exceeding the 30-trillion mark for the first time in history. The creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, warranted the security of the BTC network through a decentralized network of …

Bitcoin network fortifies as mining difficulty records ATH of 31.251T Read More »

On-chain privacy is key to the wider mass adoption of crypto

Innovations in the crypto space appear daily. Whether through decentralized applications or new ways to implement and use nonfungible tokens (NFTs) within decentralized finance, blockchain technology is innovating at the speed of light. The only thing missing? Widespread adoption. One thing holding this back is the very public nature of the blockchain. DeFi, as it …

On-chain privacy is key to the wider mass adoption of crypto Read More »

3 reasons why Cardano can sink further despite ADA price bouncing 58%

Cardano (ADA) pared a big portion of the weekly losses incurred during this week’s crypto market rout.  ADA’s price reached an intraday high of $0.60 on May 13, a day after rebounding from its week-to-date low of $0.38 — a 58% rally. The huge upside retracement appeared in the wake of similar price action in the …

3 reasons why Cardano can sink further despite ADA price bouncing 58% Read More »

Etherscan, CoinGecko warn against ongoing MetaMask phishing attacks

Popular crypto analytics platforms Etherscan and CoinGecko have parallelly issued an alert against an ongoing phishing attack on their platforms. The firms began investigating the attack after numerous users reported unusual MetaMask pop-ups prompting users to connect their crypto wallets to the website.  Based on the information disclosed by the analytics firms, the latest phishing …

Etherscan, CoinGecko warn against ongoing MetaMask phishing attacks Read More »

What happened? Terra debacle exposes flaws plaguing the crypto industry

The past week has been a dark period in the history of crypto, with the total market capitalization of this industry dipping as low as $1.2 trillion for the first time since July 2021. The turmoil, in large part, has been due to the real-time disintegration of Terra, a Cosmos-based protocol that powers a suite …

What happened? Terra debacle exposes flaws plaguing the crypto industry Read More »