Ethereum evades attack as 'client diversity' comes to the fore

Ethereum evades attack as 'client diversity' comes to the fore

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Crypto-hackers are known to spot the slightest of vulnerabilities in networks to take advantage of, often with varying results. The last 24 hours saw Ethereum emerge as a target for one or some of them. An unknown entity tried to attack the Ethereum network on Tuesday, but with little success. While it managed to trick […]
Crypto-hackers are known to spot the slightest of vulnerabilities in networks to take advantage of, often with varying results. The last 24 hours saw Ethereum emerge as a target for one or some of them.

An unknown entity tried to attack the Ethereum network on Tuesday, but with little success. While it managed to trick a few nodes, it failed to dupe the entire network.

Ethereum developer Marius Van Der Wijden revealed the same on Twitter yesterday, claiming that the attacker published a long chain of about 550 blocks, all with invalid proofs of work. What this suggested was that rather than taking the prescribed route to mine…
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