On the surface, stablecoins sound like a dream come true for crypto investors. However, digging a little deeper raises several questions about their backing. At the end of the day, can the companies selling them even be trusted?
Executive Summary BlockApex, a leading firm in blockchain security, was entrusted with the comprehensive audit of Script Network, an innovative layer-one protocol for decentralized video streaming. This case study details…
Safemoon suffered an attack in which the SFM/BNB pool was drained, resulting in a loss of $8.9M worth of ‘locked LP’. The attack was carried out by exploiting a vulnerability in the new Safemoon contract that allowed anyone to burn SFM tokens from any address, thus inflating the price of SFM tokens in the pool.
Play-to-earn or P2E for short, typically refers to a business model where players can earn real-world or in-game currency by playing games, completing tasks, and performing different activities. This in-game currency is usually the project’s native cryptocurrency and is used to reward users.
Illiquid Marketplaces is a common problem with various underlying factors. Information asymmetry, where one party has more knowledge than the other, makes it challenging to establish agreements and facilitate transactions. Complex market structures, with intricate trading rules or inadequate infrastructure, can hinder liquidity. Small marketplaces with fewer users naturally have less liquidity. Fragmented marketplaces, where sellers impose rigid terms, create barriers for potential buyers.
Fixing a bug in traditional software development is often likened to solving a difficult puzzle, each presenting its own challenges. This task has always been complex and time-consuming. However, resolving bugs in a blockchain system is even more demanding due to its transparent & permissionless nature and the high stakes involved with users' funds.
Lets understand the smart contract storage model in Ethereum and EVM-based chains and how you can access the public and private variables of any smart contract deployed on the blockchain. We can do this by using cast storage.
The peculiarity of the enormous bids surrounding NFTs brings forward several questions about these digital assets. Is there a reason why people are willing to spend thousands of dollars worth of funds for them? What is the technology behind NFTs that ensures their originality? And most importantly, what security risks should I be aware of before I set out to purchase one? Understanding the answers to these common questions is becoming more and more essential as NFTs continue to be a valuable part of the spaces we operate in.
Vaccify is an open-source COVID-19 Initiative of TrustNet. The idea behind it is to issue digital certificates to people who are vaccinated (once the vaccine is available) for COVID-19. It is a Blockchain-based digital identity eco-system for all hospitals, healthcare centers, laboratories, and testing facilities across Pakistan.