Researchers discover vulnerabilities in Bitcoin layer-2 Lightning Network
The researchers said the two attacks exploits congestion on the Bitcoin blockchain to cause damage on the Lightning Network.
Kraken’s Bitcoin Lightning service hits 2,500 BTC in transactions
Less than three week since launch, Kraken’s Lightning service has already processed over 2,500 BTC in Lightning transactions. Kraken is now the sixth largest node on the Lightning network.
Bitcoin Lightning payment volume increased 400% in a year, here’s why
A recent research report shows that the number of payments over Bitcoin’s Lightning network has roughly doubled over the last year, at the same time as the value of the payments in U.S. dollar terms has increased by more than 400%.