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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000082520
Veröffentlicht am 02.05.2018

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Sybil Nodes on the Bitcoin Peer-to-Peer Network

Neudecker, Till

Abstract:
On August 1st, 2017, the day Bitcoin Cash (BCH) forked, the number of reachable nodes on the bitcoin Peer-to-Peer network increased from 11,0000 to over 16,000. 12 hours later, the number of reachable nodes returned to 11,500. The 5,000 additional connections were caused by sybil peers running on Amazon's cloud services. The peers announced version strings Bitcoin ABC:0.14.x and BUCash:1.1.0 and advertised new BCH blocks.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Telematik (TM)
Kompetenzzentrum für angewandte Sicherheitstechnologie (KASTEL)
Publikationstyp Forschungsbericht
Jahr 2018
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2190-4782
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-825207
KITopen ID: 1000082520
Verlag Karlsruhe
Umfang 2 S.
Serie Karlsruhe Reports in Informatics ; 2018,4
Projektinformation KASTEL_IoE (BMBF, 16KIS0346)
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