$150,000 USD in Ethereum Stolen in MyEtherWallet Hack

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$150,000 USD in Ethereum Stolen in MyEtherWallet Hack For two hours yesterday, April 24th, 2018, hackers diverted visitors of MyEtherWallet.com, accessing user accounts and stealing approximately 215 ether. MyEtherWallet warned users on Reddit and Twitter as soon as the hack was identified. But, this left a couple of hours where users of the wallet attempting to visit the MyEtherWallet.com website were redirected to a “spoof” or phishing site controlled by the hackers. The hack employed the “decade-old” technique of redirecting Domain Name Servers (DNS) rather than a hack to, or…

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Ripple passes Ethereum

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Ripple passes Ethereum to become the second-most valuable cryptocurrency The cryptocurrency Ripple surged on the final Friday of 2017, reaching a market cap of more than $86 billion, CNBC reports. Ripple, which is officially known as XRP, saw its value rise by 55.9 percent. At its peak, the currency was valued at $2.23 a coin. Since then, it has fallen to $2.17, but it is still the second most valuable cryptocurrency in terms of market cap, according to Coinmarketcap.com. Ethereum is currently the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency in terms of market…

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