51% attacks

Here’s Why 51% Attacks Don’t Affect Price

51% attacks are catastrophic in the cryptocurrency world–or are they? 51% attacks may be a little bit scary but here’s why they don’t affect price. The Ethereum Classic 51%...

Christina Comben | Jan 10, 2019 | 20:00
Vertcoin 51% attack

Vertcoin 51% Attack Could Have Caused $100K in Double Spending

Vertcoin has been experiencing ongoing 51% attacks, reportedly resulting in $100K of double spending on the network.  Rough Couple of Months for Vertcoin In a detailed blog post...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 04, 2018 | 05:00
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Why Use Blockchain Technology?

Why use blockchain technology? While there are certainly a lot of advantages to a distributed ledger, it may not be applicable to all companies or individuals–not yet, at least...

Christina Comben | Dec 02, 2018 | 03:30
Altcoin News

51% Attack Planned for Einsteineum

The crypto industry has been repeatedly rocked by hacks and theft, undermining trust in the ecosystem. These episodes typically occur without warning, leaving investors to count their...

Erich Grant | Oct 09, 2018 | 15:00
Bitcoin Gold

Bittrex Delists Bitcoin Gold After Failure to Repay $252,000 in...

Cryptocurrency trading platform Bittrex delists Bitcoin Gold trading options after failing to negotiate reparations stemming from a 51 percent attack in May. The Four Day Attack...

Kyle Baird | Sep 06, 2018 | 10:00
Bitcoin Cash

‘Real Risk’: Blockstream Exec Warns Over Bitcoin Cash 51...

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) average hashrate over the past week has fallen below 8 percent of Bitcoin’s (BTC), while Blockstream compares the altcoin to a five-year-old Litecoin hard fork. ...

Wilma Woo | Sep 04, 2018 | 09:00
Bitmain Looking to Launch Canadian Bitcoin Mining Operation

Bitmain Mining Monopoly: Dancing with the Devil

Today, the days of hobbyist crypto miners are long gone, and thanks to the growth of larger miners (namely Bitmain) we can enjoy a more reliable, stable and faster network. However...

Bitcoinist | Jul 29, 2018 | 04:00
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Bitcoin Cash

‘Roger Ver Will Now Cry’: Stress Testers Start Attack on...

BitPico, a group of “Bitcoin developers, miners and whales” which previously stress-tested the Lightning Network, has begun attacking altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH). ‘The Bcash...

Wilma Woo | Jun 26, 2018 | 13:00
Former Alcoa Smelting Factory Turns To Crypto Mining In Upstate NY

Bitmain Approaching 51% of Total Bitcoin Network Hashrate

Bitcoin Mining giant Bitmain has mined 42% of all Bitcoin blocks this past week, steadily moving closer to controlling a majority 51% of th network hash rate.  Bitmain Moves Closer to...

Kyle Baird | Jun 24, 2018 | 13:00

Blockchain Technology Will Be ‘Obsolete,’ Says Prominent...

George Friedman, a well-respected Hungarian-born U.S. geopolitical forecaster and strategist on international affairs, believes blockchain technology will eventually become...

Adam James | Jun 17, 2018 | 10:00
Bitcoin Gold Plans Hard Fork to Prevent Further 51% Attacks
Altcoin News

Bitcoin Gold Plans Hard Fork to Prevent Further 51% Attacks

The Bitcoin Gold (BTG) team plans a hard fork as a solution to two pressing issues: the prevention of future 51% attacks and the threat of ASIC miners flooding its network. The team...

Georgi Georgiev | Jun 06, 2018 | 06:00

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