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.

Five Red Flags that Preceded Neo & Bee's Collapse

A quick summary of the red flags that preceded the demise of Neo & Bee, the latest Bitcoin startup from Cyprus.

Response to Fairweather Mining

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.

Bitcoin Is Broken

We discovered an attack against the Bitcoin mining protocol that can have a significant impact on the Bitcoin community.

When PR says No but Engineering says Yes

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.