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Author Topic: SERIOUS VULNERABILITY related to accepting zero-confirmation transactions  (Read 11436 times)
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January 12, 2013, 03:17:47 AM

If you do not accept zero-confirmation transactions this vulnerability does not affect you.

However if you do be advised that a previously unknown coin-stealing attack has been found that allows zero-confirmation transactions to be double-spent with a trivial amount of effort and without having to have access to any mining capacity.

Details will be release as soon as a patch is ready. In the meantime do not accept any transaction without at least one confirmation unless you fully trust the sender not to defraud you.

Mods: please copy this to important announcements.

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