Tag: 51% attack

Aug 21 2021

Is MIT ChainAnchor Still Relevant? This Bitcoin Technical Expert Thinks So

Why does a seemingly abandoned MIT project from 2016 still matter in 2021? Because MIT ChainAnchor serves as a model for future attacks to the Bitcoin blockchain. A decentralized, permissionless, and uncensorable network is a threat to the status quo. The value and freedom that Bitcoin brings to the world comes at the expense of those who want the population poor, scared, and...

Aug 05 2021

Bitcoin Fork Undergoes 51% Attack, Settlement Assurances Matter

The 51% attack on Bitcoin SV this week is an opportunity to highlight the importance of decentralized blockchain security.The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe...

Aug 04 2021

Jan 20 2021

FIRO Privacy Coin Suffers 51% Attack

Jan 20 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  51% attack privacy coins technology

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Firo (previously ZCoin) has come under a 51% attack. During the attack, a single miner acquired the majority hash power and reorganized the network blocks. Firo Attacker Reorganized Blocks Changpeng "...

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