Japanese Cryptocurrency Monacoin Hit by Selfish Mining Attack


Between May 13th and 15th, Monacoin, a cryptocurrency developed in Japan, appears to have suffered from a network attack that caused roughly $90,000 in damages. The attack appears to have been a selfish mining attack, where one miner successfully mines a block on the blockchain but does not broadcast the new block to other miners.

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Posted by Dave Gutteridge on May 21, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/japanese-cryptocurrency-monacoin-hit-by-selfish-mining-attack/

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