An eclipse attack is a network-level attack on a blockchain, whereby an attacker takes control of the peer-to-peer network and thus obscuring a node’s view of the blockchain. In a new research paper titled “Low-Resource Eclipse Attacks on Ethereum’s Peer-to-Peer Network” they describe a way to initiate an eclipse attack
Ransomware grew some three hundred percent last year in comparison with 2016 and in the current year such attacks are set to become even more malicious, according to a Quick Heal report on Monday. Ransomware, cryptocurrency mining as well as zero-day exploits headlined the threat landscape last year, said the global IT
Coindash announced that 20,000 ETH (Ethereum) have been sent to the company’s wallet from the address associated with the hacker that stole approximately 37,000 ETH during the ICO last year. The transaction constitutes only the second instance ever in which a hacker has returned funds to a crypto-exchange i.e Coindash.