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Research Shows How Bitcoin Can Be Attacked Via Internet Routing Infrastructure

Researchers from ETH Zurich and the Hebrew University have found how “internet routing attacks” and “malicious Internet Service Providers (ISPs)” can attack the Bitcoin network. In their research paper entitled “Hijacking Bitcoin: Routing Attacks on Cryptocurrencies”, they describe the attacks as well as countermeasures against them. The paper will be presented at the 2017 IEEE Symposium on security and privacy in May. Also read: Attacks on Data Privacy May Get Scarier in 2017 Internet Routing Attack Vector There are already many known Bitcoin attack vectors such as double spending, the 51% attack, DDoS, eclipsing, and transaction malleability. However, the authors asserted that: One important vector has been left out though: attacking the currency via the Internet routing infrastructure itself. While a Bitcoin node can be run from anywhere on earth, the researchers found ...

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