The Bitcoin Core development team has released the latest version of Bitcoin Core; Cloud mining service Cloudminr.io has been hacked; bitcoin lost over 10% of its value in minutes as news of a Greek bailout deal emerged, and more top stories for July 13.
Bitcoin Core Version 0.11.0 Released
The Bitcoin Core development team has released the latest version of the main Bitcoin implementation, Bitcoin Core 0.11.0. This update supports running a fully validating node without maintaining a copy of the raw block and undo data on disk, includes changes to reduce the default memory usage of a node, improves the algorithm used for fee estimation, added some privacy features, and more.
Cloudminr.io Hacked, User Database Put Up For Sale
Cloud mining service Cloudminr.io has been hacked, and hackers are offering the entire user database for 1 bitcoin. Whoever visited the Cloudminr.io website this morning was greeted with a CSV (comma separated values) file containing a sample of this user database. Moreover, the passwords and other user information for the entirety of the database were not stored as a hash, making them available to the hackers and the potential buyers.
Bitcoin Drops 10%+ Instantly as Greece Strikes Deal
Bitcoin promptly lost