Today Justin Sun, CEO of TRON, confirmed on Twitter that the TRON Blockchain was stopped for two hours as a result of a mysterious attack by a hacker.
Justin Sun and TRON in trouble
Details regarding the attack are pretty scant. Sun posted a thread on Twitter where he disclosed that the TRON Blockchain was mysteriously attacked by a hacker while updating to version 4.1.
According to what Sun explained, the hacker “initiated malicious transactions”, which caused the “super representative to suspend block production.” In this sense, the hacker wanted to benefit from said suspension.
In case you don’t know, one super representative is the TRON Blockchain administrators.
However, the hacker apparently was unsuccessful as the TRON community “responded immediately, locating the problem and fixing it immediately,” Sun said.
Crypto leader ignores US elections
Less than a day before the US presidential elections, the tension is felt in the environment of the markets, including, in the crypto market.
Therefore, most people wonder what impact the result will have on Bitcoin, is there a result that favors it more than another?
According to Jeff Dorman, Chief Investment Officer at Arca, the price of Bitcoin is actually crypto independent of the outcome of the elections.
Australia works on a crypto project and uses Ethereum
According to a press release, the Australian Reserve Bank is exploring the idea of launching a Central Bank digital currency, or CBDC, and is therefore partnering with Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank and Perpetual and ConsenSys. Software.
We have recently seen a great interest in the crypto market from CBDCs and also from governments. Will Australia be next?
PewDiePie promoted a crypto game
Recently PewDiePie promoted a novel game called Wallem that, in the style of Pokémon, allows you to collect crypto. In fact, the game is selling a non-fungible token (NFT) that is known as the “PewDiePie mask.”
This happened during the first seconds of his video posted on YouTube.
Transactions using the digital yuan on the rise
According to Yi Gang, the governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), more than 2 billion digital yuan has been spent so far.
In fact, apparently, that amount has been generated in 4 million separate transactions. If we turn those 2 billion yuan into dollars, it is just $ 300 million.
It may seem like little but, without a doubt, they are making steady progress and the crypto market is watching.
In a few lines …
- Brave has added 20.5 million monthly active crypto users over the last year.
- Raspberry Pi today released its latest mini computer built into a keyboard. All you need to do is plug in a mouse, monitor, and voila.
- A man managed to improvise an Ethereum crypto mining farm at an airport.