Tag: Weak

‘Blockchain Bandit’: How a Hacker Has Been Stealing Millions Worth of ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys

‘Blockchain Bandit’: How a Hacker Has Been Stealing Millions Worth of ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys There are at least 732 weak private keys on the Ethereum blockchain alone which are being exploited by a “blockchain bandit”, who has amassed almost 45,000 ETH at this point. Learn more in […]

Researchers Find Hundreds of Ethereum Wallets at Risk Due to Weak Key Pairs

Researchers Find Hundreds of Ethereum Wallets at Risk Due to Weak Key Pairs On April 23, the security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a document concerning a number of unsound public and private key pairs tied to the Ethereum blockchain. The probability of chance needed to crack 256-bit […]

Weak Demand for Mining Hardware Impacts TSMC’s Growth Outlook

Weak Demand for Mining Hardware Impacts TSMC’s Growth Outlook During a recent Q3 earnings call, the world’s largest producer of semiconductors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), forecasted weakening growth for the rest of 2018 due to declining demand for cryptocurrency mining hardware. This outlook comes despite anticipating a significant increase […]

Weak Demand for Mining Hardware Impacts TSMC’s Growth Outlook

Weak Demand for Mining Hardware Impacts TSMC’s Growth Outlook During a recent Q3 earnings call, the world’s largest producer of semiconductors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), forecasted weakening growth for the rest of 2018 due to declining demand for cryptocurrency mining hardware. This outlook comes despite anticipating a significant increase […]