Christine Kim

Christine Kim is a News Reporter for CoinDesk. Email: christine@coindesk.com.

One Year Later, What’s Holding Back SegWit Adoption on Bitcoin?

| Christine Kim

SegWit was activated on the bitcoin network over a year ago. But only an estimated 36 percent of all bitcoin transactions are using it. Why?

‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Beam Wallet Could Have Put Funds At Risk, Devs Say After Fix

| Christine Kim

The "critical vulnerability" found by developers of the mimblewimble privacy coin Beam is said to have put user funds at possible risk of being…

Ethereum Clients Release New Software In Wake of Hard Fork Delay

| Christine Kim and Nikhilesh De

Major ethereum clients are releasing new versions of their software to prevent the now-delayed Constantinople hard fork from triggering.

Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Faces Delay Due to Security Vulnerability

| Christine Kim and Nikhilesh De

Ethereum's major Constantinople upgrade was delayed after blockchain audit firm ChainSecurity discovered a security issue with one of the changes.

First Grin Block Mined as Mimblewimble Privacy Crypto Goes Live

| Christine Kim

Grin, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency built on "mimblewimble" tech, has gone live on mainnet.

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Fee Spike on Ethereum Classic Raises Fears of More Exchange Attacks

| Christine Kim

Abnormal network activity this past Sunday on ethereum classic caused certain miners to receive thousands of dollars in payout. These peculiar…

Google Policy Change Forces Bitcoin Wallet to Remove Security Features

| Christine Kim

Privacy-focused bitcoin wallet Samourai said Google's "extremely restrictive policies" forced exclusion of key security and privacy focused features…

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Beam Announces ‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Mimblewimble Crypto’s Wallet

| Christine Kim and Stan Higgins

The Beam privacy coin's development team announced a "critical" vulnerability discovered in its wallet software Wednesday, telling users to remove…

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Security Firm Asks Exchanges to Help It Find Ethereum Classic ‘Attacker’

| Christine Kim

Security firm SlowMist has come out with a public analysis of the latest chain attacks seen on ethereum classic.

Exchange Says $200K in Ethereum Classic Lost As Blockchain Attacks Continue

| Christine Kim

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io has corroborated claims that the ethereum classic network is under a 51 percent attack, disclosing a loss of 40,000…