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Nearly $15,000,000,000 in XRP Appears To Move in Attempted Attack on Bitfinex – The Daily Hodl

Nearly $15,000,000,000 in XRP Appears To Move in Attempted Attack on Bitfinex – The Daily Hodl

What appeared to be a large transfer of XRP was later tied to a bad actor attempting to hack into crypto exchange Bitfinex.According to Bifinex CTO and Tether CEO Paolo Ardoino, an unknown entity attempted to use the XRP Ledger’s “partial payment” feature, which allows users to send less than the specified amount in a transfer, to attack the exchange.The hack attempt flagged whale-watching service Whale Alert’s systems, which sent out a now-deleted alert reporting that nearly half the entire XRP supply was sent in one single transfer.Says Ardoino,“Someone attempted to attack Bitfinex via ‘Partial Payments Exploit.’ [The] attack failed since… 

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