Proof of Work

Validators Create New Attack Vectors for Decentralized Systems

Pascal Thellman is CMO at Bounty0x, a simple service for earning crypto, and an advisor at PolyGrowth, a crypto PR…

BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum

Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche.…

Age of Scale: How Can Blockchain Systems Become Powerful Enough for a Global Audience?

In the history of blockchain to be written in textbooks, 2018 will probably be known as the year of failing…

Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work Algorithm Needs Replacing, Argues BIS Study

The proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm used by bitcoin and some other cryptocurrencies is not viable in the long-term and needs to…

Major Central Bank Institution BIS: Bitcoin Must Depart From Proof-of-Work

Bitcoin’s (BTC) problems are only solvable by departing from a proof-of-work (PoW) system, according to research published by the Bank…

Ethereum Classic 51% Attack — The Reality of Proof-of-Work

Just two weeks into the new year and the cryptocurrency community is grappling with the reality of an alleged “51…

Crypto Exchange Gate.io Confirms 51% Attack on Ethereum Classic, Promises Refunds

Researchers from crypto exchange Gate.io report they have confirmed that a 51 percent attack successfully occurred on the Ethereum Classic…

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