Hijacking Bitcoin: Routing Attacks on Cryptocurrencies

24 May 2016 Maria Apostolaki Aviv Zohar Laurent Vanbever

As the most successful cryptocurrency to date, Bitcoin constitutes a target of choice for attackers. While many attack vectors have already been uncovered, one important vector has been left out though: attacking the currency via the Internet routing infrastructure itself... (read more)

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  • NETWORKING AND INTERNET ARCHITECTURE
  • CRYPTOGRAPHY AND SECURITY