There have been some early, and often misplaced, responses to the vulnerabilities we discovered in the Bitcoin system. This post addresses them.
Came across a video describing how Bitcoin works for a non-techie audience.
The claim that our results were previously known to the Bitcoin community is specious.
Fairweather mining has been suggested to argue that selfish mining would be a short-lived strategy, but fairweather mining analysis is flawed because it does not take proofs of work into account.
Policy regarding comments.
If the health of your cryptocurrency requires Gordon Gekko to make sacrifices, it is doomed.
Some clarifications and answers to frequently asked questions about the selfish mining attack on Bitcoin.
We discovered an attack against the Bitcoin mining protocol that can have a significant impact on the Bitcoin community.
The computer industry insistence on more transparency from the NSA is wrong-headed and detracts from the effort for better privacy guarantees.

DNS Fails the NYTimes

DNS continues to be a weak, fragile system.