Researchers say Ripple’s protocol ‘may fail badly’

2020-12-03

  Researchers from the University of Bern have released a report claiming Ripple’s consensus protocol “ensures neither safety nor liveness.” In a blog posted yesterday from the university’s Cryptology and Data Security Research Group, researchers Christian Cachin, Amores-Sesar, and Jovana Mićić released an analysis alleging the payment firm’s consensus protocolRead More →

Yam plans protocol overhaul despite first successful V3 rebase

2020-09-23

  Yam, the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector’s original food-themed clone protocol, has successfully completed its first rebase since its V3 relaunch. Yam’s relaunch on September 18 followed the spectacular failure of Yam V2 last month — where a bug in the protocol’s unaudited code rendered governance impossible after only twoRead More →

Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Joins the Universal Protocol Alliance

2020-06-15

Digital asset hardware wallet firm Ledger has joined a blockchain interoperability coalition, the Universal Protocol Alliance. In an announcement on June 11, UPA revealed that the high-profile French hardware wallet maker will be integrating its blockchain security and infrastructure solutions with Universal Protocol technology and assets.  UPA singled out LedgerRead More →