Ethereum Classic Wallet hijacked

Hackers used social engineering to hijack Ethereum Classic Web Wallet
30 June 2017   1374
Blockchain

Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks
 

Ethereum Classic

the classic version of Ethereum preserving untampered history

On 30 of June, 2017, Ethereum Classic webwallet was hijacked.

Hackers were using social engineering to hack the website. When user typed secret code, hijacked website sent it to the hackers. At the moment, website is unavailable.

ethereum classic wallet hijackedVisitor sees this message when trying to open the webwallet  

Creators of Ethereum Classic assures that old wallets are safe and recommend to use MyEtherWallet instead.

 Also, ETC developers recommend not to move coins from old wallets to new. The main advice is not to use ClassicEtherWallet website.

Genesis Conference to be Held in London

Genesis Conference will cover research and development, regulation, economics and applications issues, taking place in London on February 22
22 February 2018   71

Genesis London Conference will take place on February 22, tackling the most pertinent issues in blockchain space: research and development, regulation, economics and applications.

Genesis London is a platform for researchers, developers and generally anyone interested in blockchain, and its priority is to share knowledge, facilitate productive discourse and filter out the hype.

Location: The CityPoint building, 1 Ropemaker St, London, EC2, UK
Date and time: 9:30AM - 8PM, February 22, 2018

The agenda of the conference includes Privacy and Confidentiality Techniques for Blockchains; Permissioned Business Blockchain Applications and Use-cases; Scalable, Transparent and Post-quantum Secure Computational Integrity, with Applications to Cryptocurrencies; A Rational Protocol Design Treatment of Bitcoin, and more.

The headline speakers include Patrick de Laive, co-founder of TNW; Margarita Khartanovich, head of insight at Binary District; Jack Gavigan, chief operating officer at ZCash; Jeremy Kahn, technology writer for Bloomberg, and many more.