Category: 51% attacks

The Ethereum Classic Attacker Has Sent a Bigger Message

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital…

Vertcoin Network Suffers 300-Block Reorg Following 51% Attacks

Vertcoin (VTC) is currently struggling with a series of 51 percent attacks and a number of blockchain reorganizations. According to recently published…

This College Freshman Is Out to 51% Attack Your Cryptocurrency

A college freshman is coming after your cryptocurrency – but not to steal your coins, just to prove that someone…

A Solution to Crypto’s 51% Attack? Fine Miners Before It Happens

One of crypto's most feared attacks may have an elegant solution. At least, that's according to the team behind cryptocurrency…

Blockchain’s Once-Feared 51% Attack Is Now Becoming Regular

Monacoin, bitcoin gold, zencash, verge and now, litecoin cash. At least five cryptocurrencies have recently been hit with an attack…

Verge’s Blockchain Attacks Are Worth a Sober Second Look

The notorious 51-percent attack: it's the major fault in cryptocurrency protocols but it's rarely seen, especially among the most popular…

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