Day: March 16, 2021

Ethereum Proposal to Raise Block Reward Draws Criticism

A new Ethereum proposal, EIP-3368, meant to increase miner rewards, has generated major pushback from the cryptocurrency’s community members like Aftab Hossain, who thinks the proposal distorts Ethereum’s “minimum viable issuance” monetary policy which aims to keep mining rewards as low as possible without compromising security. EIP-3368 proposes to increase the Ethereum block reward from …

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Pancakeswap, Cream Finance, Suffer DNS Attacks

Hackers compromised PancakeSwap’s and Cream Finance’s websites yesterday.  The Domain Name Service (DNS) attack modified the affected protocols’ website to display a request for the user’s seed phrase, which, if submitted, would compromise their entire account. PancakeSwap and Cream urged their users to stay away from their URLs as they scrambled to regain control of …

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