Posts tagged broken

The real story of how weak NoSQL systems allowed users to make money out of the thin air and brought down two Bitcoin exchanges, one permanently.
A quick summary of the red flags that preceded the demise of Neo & Bee, the latest Bitcoin startup from Cyprus.
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.
We discovered an attack against the Bitcoin mining protocol that can have a significant impact on the Bitcoin community.
MongoDB is really broken when it comes to fault-tolerance.
MongoDB claims that it provides fault-tolerance. In this note, I explain why and how it falls short.