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Study Finds Certain Proof of Stake Networks Vulnerable to Low Cost Attacks

On Jan. 22, a team of students from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) released a unique study concerning the longevity of certain proof of stake (PoS) networks. According to the research, more than 26 PoS blockchains could suffer from vulnerabilities called “Fake Stake” attacks. Also read: Satoshi’s Bitcoin

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Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic Following 51 Percent Attack

Coinbase has ceased interactions with the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain after the exchange detected a 51 percent attack on the network. Following the discovery of a “deep chain reorganization” of the ETC blockchain, Coinbase suspended Ethereum Classic withdrawals and deposits. Also Read: Major Mining Pools Have a ‘High Die-Off Rate’ Study

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Major Mining Pools Have a ‘High Die-Off Rate’ Study Reveals

On Monday, Coinmetrics.io published a study looking at hashrate history of the most competitive BTC mining pools. The research from the open source cryptocurrency analytics site reveals interesting insights into how the mining ecosystem has evolved over time. Also read: Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 BTC Donation ‘Major Mining Pools Are

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ETH Mining Not Profitable, Miner Heats Home With ASIC Rigs

In recent mining news, Susquehanna International Group has reported that it is no longer profitable to mine ether with a GPU. In other news, a Canadian miner has taken to Twitter to share photos of a system that recycles the heat generated by his six ASIC miners, while Jihan

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