25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack, are Your Funds at Risk?

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25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack, are Your Funds at Risk?


More than two dozen Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptocurrency networks are vulnerable to what has been dubbed a “fake stake” attack. The vulnerability allows a node with a very small stake to overwhelm competing nodes with false data and essentially crash them. Once competing nodes are gone, the attacking node can have a majority of stake on the

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Posted by P. H. Madore on January 27, 2019 @ https://www.ccn.com/25-crypto-networks-vulnerable-to-fake-stake-attack-are-your-funds-at-risk/

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