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Nasdaq launches cryptocurrency indexes, Coinbase paid hackers $ 30,000 for the found vulnerability. JPMorgan Banking Group is testing its own token.
From February 25, the Nasdaq Exchange will supply real-time indices for bitcoin (BLX) and ethereum (ELX). Quotes are updated at an interval of 30 seconds, and data comes from the most liquid cryptomarkets. Their supplier will be the Brave New Coin company.
Appearance of new financial instruments will allow the US Securities and Exchange Commission to decide on ETF cryptocurrency fund Bitcoin. One of the main complaints of the regulator was the lack of data on the current value of the asset. Now the solved this problem at Nasdaq.
Coinbase cryptoexchange has developed its remuneration scale for detecting vulnerabilities in its software. For minor errors found in the code, $ 200 is paid, for more serious errors, up to $ 2,000. If the hacker has discovered a serious problem, then he gets $ 15,000. The amount up to $ 50,000 is due to those who could find global vulnerability.
A bug registered on the HackerOne portal brought $ 30,000 to the hacker who discovered it. Therefore, it can be assumed that it falls into the category of very serious vulnerabilities. Now the problem has been solved, and the error in the program code has been fixed. It was not possible to get more detailed information about what exactly the hacker found. These data were immediately classified.
Investment bank JPMorgan will soon begin to test the use of its own cryptocurrency. The token, called JPM Coin, will be used for cross-border settlement. On the basis of this stablecoin, one of the largest banks in the world is going to create an infrastructure for instant payments without geographic restrictions.
The bank said that they wanted to take into account the realities of the next day. Electronic fiat money will most likely be a relic of the past. It is noteworthy that back in 2017, the head of JPMorgan James Dimon promised to dismiss each employee who would recommend investing in cryptocurrency.
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