Here is the quick round of crypto stories that are revolving around the crypto arena. From a multi-billion dollar tease at Tron to a new mainstream chapter for Bitcoin, here is the today’s daily crypto digest.
Bitcoin’s sensation goes down to even Goosebumps a children’s book series. It was identified by one of a Redditor who put up an image of the book Haunted Halloween: Movie Novel on one of a Reddit thread.
The story talks about the wooden crate, with one wondering, “Dude, I bet this thing is stuffed with gold and diamonds and bitcoins…”
His crypto-savvy friend responds, “Bitcoins are a crypto-currency. They are not actual coins; they are virtual coins. See, it starts with a process known as mining…”
A public roundtable was held in between the Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin and NYU economist and crypto basher Nouriel Roubini continues.
And which was later brought up to the twitter by Buterin who stimulated the requirement of particular knowledge conception to predict an upcoming economic crash, as Roubini did when he predicted the 2008 financial crisis. Roubini was quick to respond.
I officially predict a financial crisis some time between now and 2021.
Not because I have any special knowledge or even actually think that, but so that I can have a ~25% (or whatever) chance of later being publicly acclaimed as "a guru who predicted the last financial crisis".
— Vitalik Non-giver of Ether (@VitalikButerin) October 10, 2018
Vitalik, just shut up & speak about stuff that you can claim u know a lil about. You have promising Proof of Stake since 2013 & we are still waiting for a system that is scalable, decentralized & secure. But that is impossible as your inconsistent trinity principle proves. https://t.co/2VtkG764wL
— Nouriel Roubini (@Nouriel) October 10, 2018
RIPPLE & XRP:
A poll that Weiss Ratings conducted on one of his twitter handles reveals the actual strength of Ripple’s community on social media.
The Twitter poll asked which coin under $1.00 is the best buy. XRP beat Cardano, Stellar and IOTA by a long shot.
Follow our feed to find out our answer!
— Weiss Ratings (@WeissRatings) October 11, 2018
Another interesting fact revealed by Cointrendz which shows that Ripple is the third most talked about coin on Twitter apart from Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Justin Sun the Tron founder and CEO have just dropped a major tease about an upcoming partnership.
— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) October 12, 2018
Although, the speculations which surfed on the web suggest that from Alibaba to Baidu, any of the company might be in this list.
However, there are no official details released so far.
Palo Alto Networks, a security research firm recently come up with a report which states that Monero is again plagued with another malware vulnerability.
However, this time around it is being integrated into a Fake Adobe Flash software update which is gradually spreading like all time.
According to researchers, around 113 malicious Flash update impostors have been found. Once installed, the malware surreptitiously utilizes the computing resources to mine Monero in users PC.
So, to avoid installing fake updates make sure that the source from which the update is popping up is legit and genuine and most importantly watch out for a pop-up box that says the publisher is unknown.
Although, Palo Alto Networks also mentioned that it is not yet sure exactly which websites are spreading the malicious software.
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