Tag Archives: Networks

Litecoin Network’s Hash Rate Blows Past New All-Time High at Nearly 360 TH/s

Litecoin’s hash rate has reached a new all-time high after falling abruptly at the end of 2018. Litecoin (LTC) is one of the largest digital assets in the market and it is one of the oldest in the space. Litecoin’s network has never been as secured as now. Continue reading Litecoin Network’s Hash Rate Blows Past New All-Time High at Nearly 360 TH/s

25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack, are Your Funds at Risk?

More than two dozen Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptocurrency networks are vulnerable to what has been dubbed a “fake stake” attack. The vulnerability allows a node with a very small stake to overwhelm competing nodes with false data and essentially crash them. Once competing nodes are gone, the attacking node can have a majority of stake on the crypto network, enabling it to conduct a 51% attack as the only validating node. Continue reading 25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack, are Your Funds at Risk?

Decentralized Crypto Networks ‘Must be Susceptible to 51% Attacks’: Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee

Ethereum Classic (ETC), the smaller spinoff of Ethereum, is still reeling from the 51% attack that was carried out on its blockchain, resulting in the theft of more than $1 million in ETC tokens and an almost 10% erosion of the cryptocurrency’s value. Continue reading Decentralized Crypto Networks ‘Must be Susceptible to 51% Attacks’: Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee