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Dozens of cryptos potentially face the risk of a "fake stake attack"

Dozens of cryptos potentially face the risk of a "fake stake attack"

Matthew Scerri, KPMG January 29th, 2019 71
The Decentralized Systems Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign has released a report. In it, it states that at least two dozen PoS cryptocurrency networks are vulnerable to what is called the fake stake attack. The vulnerability allows a node with a very small stake to overtake rival nodes with false data and crash them. Host: Jessica Walker

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