The key insight from the attack on the DAO is that fully open and decentralized systems are not a viable path for financial markets. However, this does not mean all decentralized systems will fail - permissioned systems, with known participants and a central player acting as a coordinator, remain an attractive choice for capital markets architecture.
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Some of the world's most popular trading apps are riddled with security flaws which could allow remote attackers to hijack accounts and steal users' names, money, and other data, according to new research from IOActive.
Silicon Valley's Audacious Plan to Create a New Stock Exchange
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