• Coinbase freezes Ethereum Classic trading following attack

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Coinbase is preparing to list a lot of new coins this year , but its first major piece of action in 2019 is to temporarily pause one of its existing portfolio. The exchange said it has stopped all trading on Ethereum Classic - a cryptocurrency it added back in August - after it detected an attack on the cryptocurrency's network.
    Coinbase identified “a deep chain reorganization” of the Ethereum Classic blockchain which essentially means that someone controlling miners on the network had rewritten transaction history. Such tampering can allow what's called ‘double spending,' which...
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