Critical Vulnerability in Dogecoin Averted with Timely Intervention

Blockchain security firm Halborn has discovered a critical vulnerability in the open-source code of Dogecoin that left it vulnerable to a 51% attack, potentially putting over $25bn worth of crypto assets at risk. The same “Rab13s” vulnerabilities that Halborn found in Dogecoin were also discovered in more than 280 networks, including Litecoin and Zcash. Halborn has shared the technical details of the vulnerability with the stakeholders of the affected networks, so that the necessary patches can be released for the community and miners. The company did not disclose more technical information publicly to prevent it from being accessible to people with malicious intentions.

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Niels I have been passionate about dogecoin since 2019, and have since become an avid follower and advocate of the cryptocurrency. I keep a close eye on the Dogecoin market and trends, and I'm always up-to-date with the latest news and developments. As a true believer in the potential of dogecoin, I am excited to be a part of the growing community and I'm eager to share my knowledge and experience with others. When not busy with dogecoin, I enjoy golf, and I can often be found on the golf course.

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