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Stellar Lumens Experienced A 2.25 Billion XLM Inflation Bug in 2017 It seems that in April 2017, more than 2.25 billion Lumens (XLM) were created after an attacker exploited a massive bug on the Stellar's network. The information was released by Messari a few hours ago. It is worth mentioning that the bug has already been patched. Stellar Affected By A Bug In Its Code In a recent report released by Messari, the eight largest digital assets in the market experienced an inflation bug in April 2017. The hacker was able to exploit the "MergeOPFrame::doApply" function that allowed him to create 2.25 billion XLM. At that time, these coins were worth close to $10 million. These 2.25 billion XLM represented 25% of the circulating supply of the digital asset. There was also no media reporting the issue and the team behind Stellar did not comment on the matter. The funds created have been sold to the market at the beginning of 2017. The company explains that they have informed the issue twice

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