Crippling DDoS vulnerability put the entire Bitcoin market at risk86.24

The entire Bitcoin infrastructure has been issued with a stern warning: update Bitcoin Core software or risk having the whole thing collapse. Until now, anyone could have brought down the entire Bitcoin blockchain by flooding full node operators with traffic, via a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack. “A denial-of-service vulnerability (CVE-2018-17144) exploitable by miners has been discov...

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