front running

Human Protocol Expands hCaptcha Tool, Launches Wallet to Make AI Smarter

“Proof-of-HUMANity” could also thwart front-running DeFi bots.

Tech  ·  14 June 2021

Why Ethereum’s Miner Extractable Value Problem Is Way Worse Than You Think

The anonymous hacker who first discovered "Miner Extractable Value" returns with a warning: The integrity of Ethereum is at stake.

Tech  ·  10 May 2021
Ethereum 2.0

Valid Points: Yes, Front-Running Will Still Exist on Ethereum 2.0

Also called “miner” extractable value, MEV is crypto’s version of Wall Street front-running.

Tech  ·  31 March 2021
Ethereum Mining

Bad Sandwich: DeFi Trader ‘Poisons’ Front-Running Miners for $250K Profit

A DeFi trader tricked Ethermine's sandwich bot into purchasing "Salmonella" and "Listeria" tokens for some 130 ETH.

Tech  ·  22 March 2021
Ethereum Mining

Ethermine Adds Front-Running Software to Help Miners Offset EIP 1559 Revenue Losses

Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) has netted traders and miners some $1.7 million in profit in the last 24 hours alone.

News  ·  17 March 2021
Ethereum Mining

Ethereum Trading Bot Strategy ‘Extracted’ $107M in 30 Days, Research Suggests

The strategy has also contributed to higher gas fees and blockchain bloat.

Tech  ·  23 February 2021

New Research Sheds Light on the Front-Running Bots in Ethereum’s Dark Forest

The report outlines how the researchers identified and isolated generalized front-running bots while evaluating their efficiency.

Tech  ·  29 December 2020

DeFi Has a Front-Running Problem. Sparkpool's Potential Fix Is Launching This Month

Ethereum mining pool Sparkpool will launch its new mining network, Taichi Network, complete with a “private transaction” feature this month.

Tech  ·  1 October 2020