51% Attacks

Pornhub Payment Option Verge Suffers Massive Blockchain Reorganization

Verge has been hit by a massive 560,000-block reorganization.

Markets  ·  15 February 2021

Privacy Coin Firo Currently Experiencing 51% Attack

Users should not make transactions at this time.

Tech  ·  20 January 2021
51% Attacks

Privacy Coin GRIN Is Victim of 51% Attack

A 51% attack occurs when a miner (or miners) acquires more than 50% of the network's mining hash power and takes control of the network.

Markets  ·  8 November 2020

Ethereum Classic’s MESS Solution Won’t Provide ‘Robust’ Security Against 51% Attacks: Report

A solution being implemented to safeguard against so-called 51% attacks on the Ethereum Classic (ETC) network may not be as secure as suggested, according to a new analysis.

Tech  ·  21 October 2020

First Mover: Bitcoin Acts Like a Tech Stock and Ethereum Classic Traders Shrug Off 51% Attacks

Market onlookers are scrabbling for a new narrative as some argue last week's tech rout might explain bitcoin's latest price drop.

Markets  ·  9 September 2020
Ethereum Classic

Ethereum Classic Labs Airs New Plan to Stop Future 51% Attacks

The leading organization supporting the Ethereum Classic network hopes to better safeguard against future 51% attacks by going after platforms that rent out hashing power.

Tech  ·  2 September 2020
Ethereum Classic

Ethereum Classic Hit by Third 51% Attack in a Month

August has been an awful month for Ethereum Classic as the blockchain suffered yet another 51% attack.

Markets  ·  29 August 2020

ETC Labs Rolls Out Fixes to Thwart Further 51% Attacks on Ethereum Classic

Shaken by weeks of network-overwhelming hacks, ETC Labs has outlined its security response.

News  ·  20 August 2020
Ethereum Classic

OKEx Mulls ETC Delisting After Losses From Two 51% Attacks

OKEx admitted a total loss of approximately $5.6 million from the recent Ethereum Classic 51% attacks and could delist ETC from its exchanges.

Markets  ·  17 August 2020
Ethereum Classic

Crypto Long & Short: 51% Attacks and Open-Source Value

Ethereum Classic's recent 51% attacks highlight the value of large open-source networks such as Bitcoin and Eth – it’s about more than hashrate.

Markets  ·  9 August 2020
Ethereum Classic

Ethereum Classic Attacker Successfully Double-Spends $1.68M in Second Attack: Report

The attacker attempted to double-spend roughly $3.3 million during the second attack.

Markets  ·  7 August 2020
Ethereum Classic

Ethereum Classic Suffers Second 51% Attack in a Week

Ethereum Classic has suffered a 4,000-block-long reorganization, its second such incident in five days. The first attack, which saw more than 3,000 blocks reorged, had an attacker steal more than 800,000 ETC, worth about $5.6 million.

Tech  ·  6 August 2020
Ethereum Classic

Ethereum Classic Suffers Reorganization That Resembles 51% Attack Amid Miner Complications

Developers advise exchanges to pause ETC deposits and withdrawals.

Markets  ·  1 August 2020
51% Attacks

Attempted 51% Attack on Bitcoin Gold Was Thwarted, Developers Say

A 51 percent attack on Bitcoin Gold was unsuccessful.

Markets  ·  11 July 2020

Bad Actors Rent Hashing Power to Hit Bitcoin Gold With New 51% Attacks

The two attacks last Thursday saw over $87,000 in the cryptocurrency double spent.

Tech  ·  27 January 2020