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[Taler] Routing Attacks on Cryptocurrencies

From: Jeff Burdges
Subject: [Taler] Routing Attacks on Cryptocurrencies
Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:05:25 +0200

I'd previously missed the paper "Hijacking Bitcoin: Routing Attacks on
Cryptocurrencies" by Maria Apostolaki, Aviv Zohar, Laurent Vanbever

Just learned about it from the Register via Bryan Ford though : 

In short, you can do malicious things to bitcoin merchant by
partitioning their network at the ISP level.  And this happens
accidentally all the time because miners are so centralized. 


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