TOP 3 evening news for 08/09
Here are three interesting news stories before bed that did not go unnoticed and were vigorously discussed today in the cryptosphere.
Exchange Coinberry is suing traders who robbed it
During a software glitch in the spring, more than 500 traders robbed Canadian exchange Coinberry to the bone. They managed to steal 120 BTC.
To date, 2⁄3 of the stolen funds are still not returned to the exchange. After an open appeal to scammers, 270 clients returned about 37 BTC.
In view of this, the exchange sued 50 people who stole more than $5,000 of bitcoins. The largest stolen funds exceed $385,000 in cryptocurrency.
Russia has attracted the largest banks to test the digital ruble
According to the head of the Central Bank, everything is going according to plan, and already in 2023 CBDC will be integrated into the payment structure of Russia. It is necessary to test the digital asset in a practical environment in order to assess its prospects.
Now the main task of the Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance is to work out a scenario for adding CBDC to the financial sector so that the integration goes smoothly.
A few words about the critical vulnerability of the Avalanche network
Today, the network recalled how Avalanche almost collapsed in March 2022. Then it was saved from a complete collapse by an ordinary Ethereum core developer. He discovered a critical vulnerability.
Peter Silaji’s report says that just $179,000 (2000 AVAX tokens) for the creation of a new validator node by a random hacker could lead to the loss of performance of the entire network with a capitalization of $24 billion.
Silaji quickly contacted the team and they fixed the bug by releasing the avalanchego v1.7.9 update.
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