Crypto Bombshell: Stellar Swept Mammoth Inflation Bug Under the Rug18.6

By CCN.com: A bug in the code for Stellar – the eighth-largest cryptocurrency – allowed an attacker to generate 2.25 billion lumens in April 2017 successfully. Stellar quietly patched the bug in version in 0.6.2, released in May of that year. The only note about the inflation bug reads: “fix inflation bug that would calculate the wrong amount under rare circumstances” The Most Muted Response to an Inflation Attack in the History of Crypto Stellar made no blog posts or overtly public announcements about the issue. To deal with the unexpected inflation, which represented 25% of the XLM supply at

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