Vertcoin 51% Attack Could Have Caused $100K in Double Spending

by bitcoinist 12/04/2018

Vertcoin has been experiencing ongoing 51% attacks, reportedly resulting in $100K of double spending on the network.  Rough Couple of Months for Vertcoin In a detailed blog post, Coinbase security engineer Mark Nesbitt revealed that Vertcoin’s network went through repeated 51% attacks, with the largest reorganization having a length of 310 blocks and a depth of 307 blocks which, according to the specialist, may have caused double spends upwards of $100,000. The incidents started in



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