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Investigating stolen funds on Mainnet

Stay updated here: https://status.iota.org/Status historyFebruary 19th 2020 - 15:14 PLEASE REGULARLY CHECK BACK HERE: ALL TRINITY USERS’ ACTION WILL BE REQUIRED SOON TO PROTECT YOUR TOKENS.A short update about the current situation.1. As a reminder, ALL TRINITY USERS WHO OPENED TRINITY BETWEEN 17 DECEMBER 2019 AND 18 FEBRUARY 2020 01.30 CET WILL NEED TO USE THE SEED MIGRATION TOOL IN ORDER TO PROTECT THEIR TOKENS. We are still working on building and testing the seed migration tool. We will inform you here…

How to check your balance without using Trinity

Follow the money trail using theTangle.org as an explorerWith the recent incident, it is not recommended to open Trinity, but a lot of people are scared and want to check if their funds are still safe. If you have a copy of the address your funds are on then this is as easy as entering it into a tangle explorer, but if you don’t then this article will describe how to follow the money trail and get your answer. Personally, I (HBMY289 on Iota Discord) was asked a few times to help with this process and it seems that many…

MIM Status Update

Lewis Freiberg on Discord: Yesterday we received several reports about missing balances from wallets. After the initial triaging and investigation, we found first signs of a coordinated attack, primarily targeting 40 GI+ accounts, either by having knowledge of the seed or by utilizing another form of exploit. This lead to the decision to stop the Coordinator and pause value transfers in the network. (After all, the COO is specifically in place as a security measure.)We are continuing to investigate all attack vectors…

The Road to Integration: Part 2 — Application Development

If you have read our previous article, you now understand how IOTA technology can suit your needs and which IOTA building blocks are available for you.The next step is to build your IOTA-powered solution.Remember that we are always happy to help if you need assistance with the technical integration of IOTA technology. This might be as simple as explaining how to use existing APIs to deploying your own node or Private Tangle, as well as integrating IOTA into your enterprise stack and application ecosystem. Also, do…

BiiLabs Together with Eclipse Foundation, IOTA Foundation and Leading Companies Unite to Support Launch of Tangle EE Working Group

BiiLabs, a Blockchain-as-a-Service startup company, announced that it is working with Eclipse Foundation, IOTA Foundation, together with industry leading players and academia to support the launch of the Tangle EE Working Group for the development and commercialization of IOTA-based data solutions.BiiLabs has been dedicated to distributed ledger technology (DLT) and recently released the data marketplace that is enabling the great value of data integrity to fulfill in areas including smart city, energy, and mobility.…

The IOTA and Eclipse Foundations Launch Tangle EE Working Group to Accelerate Commercial Adoption…

The IOTA and Eclipse Foundations Launch Tangle EE Working Group to Accelerate Commercial Adoption of IOTATogether with the Eclipse Foundation, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Tangle EE Working Group. Tangle EE unites a diverse group of leading companies, academics, and standards bodies in developing data, payment and identity solutions and tooling on IOTA’s Tangle.We are well on our way to becoming the first truly scalable, feeless and decentralized Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and have solidified…

Trondheim city and IOTA gears up its smart city development towards Sustainable Development Goals

Trondheim city and IOTA gear up its smart city development towards Sustainable Development GoalsToday, the municipality of Trondheim enters into deeper cooperation with the IOTA Foundation and eight other companies to tackle sustainable development goal challenges in smart cities.Before providing more details, here’s a bit of background on the progress of this collaboration to date. The IOTA Foundation, the city of Trondheim and partners launched the Data Marketplace initiative in 2017. A number of joint initiatives…

What is wrong in the DB concurrency adoption forecast

Human vs machine economy Recently, Deutsche Bank released an interesting study comparing the development of the Internet with the spread of crypto-currency. You can download it here.I really enjoy the “money flower” on page 4, which immediately makes visually understandable the great variety of contexts in which we use currency.And of course it is impressive to note the overlapping of the Internet adoption curve with the number of crypto-currency wallets.Where’s the mistake?The basic error that I identified…

Coordicide alphanet out now

We are excited to release version 0.1.0 of our Coordicide alphanet. The alphanet was initially planned to be released on our Rust-based node (Bee) in Q2. However given the success of the Hornet team and their close cooperation with the GoShimmer team, we decided to adapt our approach.GoShimmer is our Go implementation of Coordicide, and today’s release marks an important step forward towards reaching a coordinator-free IOTA mainnet.The main features released with this version are:Autopeering: automatic peer…

Chrysalis

Chrysalis (Path towards IOTA 1.5)Significant progress has been made on fundamental Coordicide research and its implementation in GoShimmer. You may have noticed that some coordicide modules are already in the process of being added to the IOTA mainnet, including autopeering and object storage. We are well on our way to realising our core goal of a coordinator-free IOTA mainnet.However, apart from Coordicide, the objective of the IOTA Foundation is to fully optimise the IOTA mainnet pre-Coordicide and offer an…

AlphaBox: A secure autonomous trading station

This is the second episode in a series of Blog Posts introducing the suite of Technologies which comprise the AlphaProject, a foundation layer for the new era of Decentralized Financial services. Today I will introduce the AlphaBox: a little piece of Hardware which autonomously manages your digital assets. Introduction In the last blog-post I introduced the AlphaNexT self-auditing ATS. Today I will continue the series and shed more light on the full scope of the AlphaProject by introducing the AlphaBox, a first of its kind…

IOTA & 5G - the perfect symbiosis for the industry 4.0

The IOTA Foundation is well on the way to becoming the “backbone of IoT”. The innovative tangle and DTL technology are increasingly part of projects and prototypes within the research on “IOTA & 5G”.The new mobile phone standard 5G is much more than just mobile radio. With the new wireless communication systems and the progressive development in the areas of Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things IoT, the expansion with broadband must be timely.It is also about the nationwide mobile communications network, and…

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