Stellar Swept Mammoth Inflation Bug Under the Rug

Stellar Swept Mammoth Inflation Bug Under the Rug

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:

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