A few days ago (July 4, 2018), Binance’s exchange security was exploited once again. In response, Binance took the best security actions they could have:
1. Shut down the exchange to hinder the hack.
2. Reset all customers’ API keys, immediately.
However, this security breach was not entirely Binance’s fault. In fact, the fault lies with the ecosystem arround Syscoin, which happened to be listed on Binance.
Syscoin Attack Disrupts Binance Prompting Temporary Shutdown - Bitcoin News
Syscoin has been hit by an unusual hack that has manipulated the coin's total supply. The attackers then sent the…
“Syscoin has been hit by an unusual hack that has manipulated the coin’s total supply. The attackers then sent the fraudulently generated coins to Binance and sold them, pushing the price of 1 SYS to as high as 96 BTC. The BTC they received was then withdrawn, prompting Binance to temporarily cease trading and to reset all APIs, which are believed to have facilitated the attack.”
As the most prominent use of blockchain to date, cryptocurrency is suffering from fundamental vulnerabilities inherent in blockchain infrastructure, centralized exchanges, smart contracts, and related ancillaries.
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