Crypto exchange HTX reinstates Bitcoin services after $30M hack
    27 Nov 2023

    Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals have returned to the Justin Sun-linked crypto exchange HTX, formerly Huobi, after it suffered a $30 million exploit on Nov. 22. In a Nov. 26 blog post, HTX said deposit and withdrawal functionality is back for multiple currencies, including BTC, Ether, Tron and Tether. In a later post on X (Twitter), Justin Sun said…

    Indexed Finance thwarts hijackers, set to compensate 2021 hack victims
    27 Nov 2023

    Indexed Finance, an Ethereum-based project that suffered a $16 million hack in 2021, has successfully thwarted two hijacking attempts. Control of the project’s decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) will be returned to its founders, who aim to allocate the remaining treasury to victims of the 2021 hack. In a thread on X (formerly Twitter), Laurence Day, a former…

    Lightning devs must ‘wake up’ and fix security bugs, not please VCs: Bitcoin dev
    27 Nov 2023

    Developers working on the Bitcoin layer 2 Lightning Network have become less security-oriented and more focused on producing cash flow for their investors, argues a former Lightning Network developer. Bitcoin core developer and security researcher Antoine Riard, made headlines last month after leaving the Lightning ecosystem over concerns about a new attack vector called “replacement cycling,” which exploiters…