Bitcoin 51% Attack is Unrealistic, New Study Concludes
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Bitcoin 51% Attack is Unrealistic, New Study Concludes

THELOGICALINDIAN - A Bitcoin 51 advance wouldbe abortive for attackers as it would crave cogent amount and little banking allotment according to a new abstraction which assured that Bitcoin is secure

Bitcoin 51% Attack Requires ‘Significant Expenditure’

Professor Saravanan Vijayakumaran, an Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has appear a new research paper blue-blooded The Security of the Bitcoin Protocol.

The study, sponsored by Zebpay, advised the aegis framework of the Bitcoin arrangement beneath three capital credibility of inquiry:

The capital advance of the abstraction was to appraise the vulnerability of the Bitcoin arrangement to a 51 percent attack.

By definition, a 51 percent advance is:

In 2018, some cryptocurrency blockchains fell victims to 51 percent and double-spend attacks.

Professor Vijayakumaran’s analysis assured that such an advance would not alone crave a massive bulk of accretion abeyant but would additionally aftereffect in basal banking gains. The abstraction additionally declared that an antagonist would alone be able to admit or abolish affairs but not adapt affairs or abduct Bitcoin.

Despite declaring the arrangement around allowed to such attacks, the abstraction did acknowledgment that a adverse nation could, in theory, barrage such an advance successfully. He explained:

Bitcoin is Secure

For Zebpay CEO, Ajeet Khurana, the abstraction absolutely boosts aplomb in Bitcoin (BTC) [coin_price]. In addition, the abstraction additionally comes at a notable time for Bitcoin, which aloof angry 10 years old.

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Commenting on the study, Khurana said:

Zebpay is one of the fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges in the industry. Based out of Singapore, the belvedere afresh accustomed its presence in Malta, accretion the ability of its account commitment to 21 EU affiliate nations.

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