Credits Samourai Wallet
Due to a flaw in the wallet, an address was used both for a mix output and a change output. This allowed analysts to link an output that was sent to Poloniex back to hacked Bitfinex funds.
Credits: Chris Belcher
This is a proof of concept release. From the readme:
It doesn’t have config files yet so you have to edit the source files to configure stuff.
Credits: Gleb Naumenko, Antoine Riard
This is a scaling solution for bitcoin based around shared ownership of a UTXO. The construction uses new opcodes in order to facilitate any-order withdrawals without needing to store an exponential number of pre-signed transactions. However, most operations require participation from all participants to succeed.
Credits: A. J. Towns
An assessment of Chialisp and a comparison between
futures for bitcoin.
How should we think about the proprietary products developed by Lightning Labs?
Credits: James O’Bierne
As a service, it is hard to choose reliable routing peers that forward payments quickly. Plenty of nodes have bad response times and do not maintain proper liquidity in their channels. This makes payments slow and payment times of 8+ seconds not uncommon. Recent tests by c-lightning revealed a median payment time of 8.6s baseline. And no, this is not a unique c-lightning issue.
Credits: Mark Erhardt
Very sophisticated phisher that was extremely well funded attempting to steal eth.
The underlying cause of the bug was a missing logic validation check in a Retail Brokerage API endpoint, which allowed a user to submit trades to a specific order book using a mismatched source account. This API is only utilized by our Retail Advanced Trading platform, which is currently in limited beta release.
Is it useful to have arbitrary lines of credit for bitcoin wallets? Is this identical to nLockTime schemes and thus adds uncessary complexity?
Credits: Chris Stewart
Credits: Casey Rodarmor
This scheme refines bitcoin values to collections of intervals so that every
UTXO corresponds to a collection of intervals, and for each block every natural
[1, totalMined] is in exactly one interval.
Credits: James O’Beirne
If passed, the bill would prevent any agency head from prohibiting or otherwise restricting “the ability of a covered user to— (1) use virtual currency or its equivalent for such user’s own purposes, such as to purchase real or virtual goods and services for the user’s own use; or (2) conduct transactions through a self-hosted wallet.”
This is the monthly feature where we collect software that is New to Us (TM).