2018-05-24 Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Double Spend Attack | Proof of Work


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Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Double Spend Attack | Proof of Work

May 24, 2018

  • “A malicious miner was able to take temporary control over the Bitcoin Gold network by scooping up 51% of the total hashpower.”

  • “At current prices, this equates to almost $18 million worth of Bitcoin Gold (BTG) that may have been stolen.”

  • “Blockchain data showed that the miner was able to reverse transactions as far back as 22 blocks.”

  • “Other tokens have fallen under attack recently, including Verge (XVG).” Proof of Work