Despite experts naming numerous reasons for the stock market downturn, U.S president Donald Trump has decided it is simply a “glitch.” Trump also predicts that equity markets will recover as the U.S negotiates trade deals, including with China. Yet trade woes and reciprocal tariffs with China show no real sign of dissipating. This is despite
A “price calculation error” on CoinMarketCap led the site to list inflated prices for several coins on the platform.
On March 21, the San Francisco based exchange Coinbase publicly revealed an ethereum balance glitch that allowed users to manipulate their account balances. Researchers noticed that, by utilizing a smart contract, a person could add as much ethereum as they wanted to their account.
Smart Contract Manipulation Allowed Unlimited Ethereum Balances on Coinbase
Just recently researchers had found a vulnerability within the Coinbase platform that allows a user to add as much ether as they want to their accounts by using a smart contract. The bug was revealed to the public on March 21 but the issue had existed since December of 2017. Coinbase rewarded the Dutch research analysts’ firm, Vicompany with a $ 10,000 reward after it discovered the glitch.
Retailer Overstock experienced a glitch in their system that allowed customers to pay for goods using Bitcoin Cash rather than Bitcoin, which is valued at a fraction of what Bitcoin is.
Not Quite a Discount
Online retailer Overstock is known for their many deals and sales, but a glitch on the company’s website allowed customers to get an unexpected bargain.