Bitfinex listed Qtum and Aventus

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchange listed two new coins
11 October

One of the most popular crypto exchange Bitfinex announced the addition of two new coins: Qtum and Aventus (AVT). Cryptocurrencies are traded in pairs to USD, BTC and ETH. Also exchange plans to activate margin trading for them in nearest future.

The Qtum project is working on the same public blockchain that integrates the bitcoin transactional model with the developed Ethereum consensus system, and hopes to find its niche among application developers who, in ordinary scenarios, have difficulties with one or both systems.

Qtum uses the Unspent Transaction Output (UTXO) model, which provides transaction integrity and token tracking. At the same time, a virtual machine for smart contracts is located on top of the Qtum blockbuster, which, according to the representatives of the project, gives developers the best architecture for creating decentralized mobile applications and other blocking solutions.

At the moment of press, Qtum in on the 14th place in cryptocoins list. Average price is $12.21 with market cap over $720M. 

Qtum price chart
Qtum price chart

Technological start-up Aventus offers event organizers solutions based on blockchain technology. Previously, the Aventus Protocol Foundation attracted $ 20 million through a public token, while the campaign itself took only seven minutes. 

Aventus price chart
Aventus price chart

Aventus is on the 151st place in Coinmarketcap rate. Marketcap is almost $20M and price is $3.23. Coin gained almost 30% in last 7 days.

Bitfinex is under DDoS-attack

The leader of cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex reported about attack in Twitter
04 December

On December 4, one of the largest exchanges the Bitfinex was under the DDoS-attack again. This was reported in a its official Twitter account. Also there it is indicated that they are working on the problem to restore users access to the site.

Originally it was published a message that the site is under very high load. After about half an hour they reported that the attack was over, and the stock exchange came back to normal.

It is noteworthy that earlier, on November 26, Bitfinex had already undergone such type of attack. Other exchanges are also regularly subjected to DDoS-attacks.