Posts tagged selfish-mining

How to detect when someone in the network is engaged in selfish mining
BTC Guild released a number of blocks in quick succession, making some people worry that they are selfish mining. We discuss the evidence.
New measurements show that successful selfish mining attacks are quite feasible.
There is now a visual simulator for our selfish mining attack.
There have been some early, and often misplaced, responses to the vulnerabilities we discovered in the Bitcoin system. This post addresses them.
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.
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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.