Ukraine’s deputy prime minister announced the change change — a concept relevant to cryptocurrencies that use the UTXO model — is the number of coins sent back to a user after they use their unspent outputs to initiate a transaction. of plans after a misleading token posing as the anticipated airdrop a marketing campaign that distributes a specific cryptocurrency or token to an audience. surfaced.
The Ukrainian government has abruptly canceled plans to conduct an airdrop (free token distribution) after several reports suggested that hackers were targeting the project.
As reported by DiarioBitcoin , la cuenta oficial de Twitter del Ukrainian government announced Tuesday that it would make an airdrop among cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. donors who have contributed by sending funds to government wallet a place where cryptocurrency users can store, send and receive digital assets. addresses.
Ukraine began accepting cryptocurrency donations last week, with the aim of supporting its military after Russian troops entered the country is a “special military operation” . The nation is accepting retribution inBitcoin, Ether, USDT, Polkadot, Dogecoin y Solana and has even received a token a digital unit designed with utility in mind, providing access and use of a larger crypto economic system. no fungible ( NFT) en CryptoPunk .
The community of digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. currency currency is a medium of exchange that defines value. enthusiasts has been supporting Ukraine amid the armed conflict with Russia, and millions of dollars worth of crypto has been donated to the country. Although cryptocurrencies skyrocketed significantly after the announcement of the airdrop campaign, which was scheduled for this Thursday, rising close refers to the closing price; similar to the same term used in stock trading. to USD $60 million.
Ukraine changes plans and will now launch NFT
While the news seemed to be positive for the accumulation of aid funds, Ukraine has now decided to cancel the initiative. Ukraine’s deputy prime minister, Fedorov Mykhailo, made the announcement via his Twitter account an account is essentially a whose purpose is to track the financial activities of a specific asset/ on Thursday. He advanced that the government has opted instead to auction an auction is a public sale through a bidding process where an asset is sold to the highest bidder. NFT to continue raising money to support the Ukrainian military:
After careful consideration, we decided to cancel the airdrop. Every day there are more and more people willing to help Ukraine fight aggression. Instead, we will soon announce NFT non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are cryptocurrencies that do not possess the property of fungibility. to support the opposite of Resistance, it is a threshold that crypto’s price doesn’t fall below. the Armed Forces of Ukraine. We have NO plans to issue fungible in cryptocurrency, fungibility is when a coin or token can be replaced by any other identical coin or token. tokens.
After careful consideration we decided to cancel airdrop. Every day there are more and more people willing to help Ukraine to fight back the agression. Instead, we will announce NFTs non-fungible token, a unique non-interchangeable piece of digital content that is stored on a distributed ledger (blockchain). to support Ukrainian Armed Forces soon. We DO NOT HAVE any plans to issue any fungible tokens
– Mykhailo Fedorov (@FedorovMykhailo) March 3, 2022
Desde el anuncio de la campaña de distribución de tokens el miércoles, los funcionarios del gobierno ucraniano no dieron a conocer más información sobre el proyecto. De acuerdo con CoinDesk , el gobierno tampoco respondió las múltiples solicitudes de ese medio.
Fedorov did not elaborate on why they have decided to shelve the airdrop, but emphasized that there were no plans to launch a token or digital currency. In the meantime, it is unknown what the launch of NFT will consist of, as well as the specifics of the project including the timeline.
Scammers targeted Ukraine airdrop
La noticia se produce poco después de que varios reportes sugieran que un grupo de estafadores estaba apuntando al airdrop. CoinDesk announced early on Thursday the existence of a token called Peaceful World (WORLD) that appeared to come from the addresses of Ethereum a decentralized open-source blockchain with smart contracts functionality. of the Ukrainian government.
Un first report assumed that it was the token of the long-awaited distribution campaign, but then the corrected que los datos que sugerían que el activo digital había sido creado por la dirección del país habían sido falsificadas. While the tokens parecían ser enviados desde la billetera oficial de Ethereum de Ucrania, en realidad era un truco, explicó Igor Igamberdiev, investigador de The Block a file containing information on transactions completed during a given time period. Blocks are the constituent parts of a blockchain. .
Un report of this media details that in this type of scam, the victims are tokens are configured so that anyone can move them, not just the owner of the wallet. The trick, which sends all the tokens to an address a place where cryptocurrency can be sent to and from, in the form of a string of letters and numbers. and then use an ‘airdrop’ function, h The owner of the address makes it look like the owner of the address moved them, when he had nothing to do with it. “ This is how scammers tend to work “, dijo Igamberdiev.
The move also raised other red flags, such as the fact that it was launched before the date officially announced by the Ukrainian government. The researcher atThe Block advirtió además que the token contract in traditional finance, a contract is a binding agreement between two parties. In cryptocurrencies, smart contracts execute functions on the blockchain. could freeze funds in a specific direction, a worrying sign. Además, señaló que el código utilizado para el airdrop era muy ineficiente.
According to reports, the tokens WORLD began trading early Thursday on the decentralized decentralization refers to the property of a system in which nodes or actors work in concert in a distributed fashion to achieve a common goal. exchange. Uniswap , generando un volumen de transacciones de USD $500.000. Sin embargo, más recientemente, el explorador de bloques Etherscan h a labeled WORLD tokens as ” misleading “warning that these could be spam or phishing.
Peaceful World token rumored to be airdropped by the Ukrainian government are suspected to be fake and have been marked by Etherscan as a problem address, said this token is misleading to make people believe that it was sent from a well-known address, which is prone to fraud. pic.twitter.com/e3mYWltRHW
— Wu Blockchain a distributed ledger system. A sequence of blocks, or units of digital information, stored consecutively in a public database. The basis for cryptocurrencies. (@WuBlockchain) March 3, 2022
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