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Alternate cryptocurrencies => Altcoin Discussion => Topic started by: bluebeagle on June 24, 2019, 08:40:12 AM



Title: Eclipse attacks on blockchains
Post by: bluebeagle on June 24, 2019, 08:40:12 AM

A story about eclipse attacks on blockchains:

https://hackernoon.com/https-hackernoon-com-eclipse-attack-on-ethereum-a6f61e06e1a3

"Malicious nodes block the victim nodeís view of the real blockchain with their imposter blockchain. Hence the name of one of blockchainís major security threats ó the Eclipse Attack."


Title: Re: Eclipse attacks on blockchains
Post by: bittick on June 24, 2019, 10:03:48 AM
that's vulnerability already exist from a long time ago and there was a similar attack like eclipse that called sybil attack. I thought that ethereum developers aware of that.
But that looks interesting for me right now to know deep about that.