Hacker Uncovers Ethereum Tipping Feature In Twitter’s Code

As the Bitcoin-focused Jack Dorsey departs from Twitter, it appears his company is moving towards adopting other cryptocurrencies. A competent hacker recently dug into Twitter's code and unlocked a yet unannounced Ethereum-tipping feature. This follows a Twitter update from months ago that publicly enabled payment tipping through various methods, including Bitcoin. Ether Tips On Twitter? Jane Wong – a hacker famous on Twitter – quietly added her Ethereum tipping address to her account yesterday. Buzz began circulating as screenshot images…

Hacker Steals Cryptocurrencies Worth $500k From a DeFi App

The DeFi space of Ethereum has gone parabolic over the past few weeks. Cryptocurrencies locked in DeFi applications are now worth $1.65 billion, representing a 65 percent increase from the value on June 17. At the same time, there is an upsurge in the number of people using applications such as Compound, Maker, and Synthetix. However, the growth of decentralized finance may be temporarily slowed down by an alleged hack that took place some hours ago. On June 28, reports had…