Ethereum Proof-of-Work Suffers Replay Attack, Price Tanks 18%

Ethereum Proof-of-Work (PoW) network suffered a replay attack on September 18 as exploiters replayed a message from the Ethereum POS chain. According to BlockSec, which first discovered the attack, the exploit happened because the bridge did not correctly verify the actual chainID of the cross-chain message. 1/ Alert | BlockSec detected that exploiters are replaying … Read more

Replay Attacks: What to Consider Before Selling Your Post-Merge ETH Fork Tokens

Ethereum, the blockchain behind the world’s second-largest crypto asset of the same name, will almost certainly split, creating two separate coins running on two separate chains: proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake (PoS).  Such a split, often influenced by divergent views among crypto community members, is referred to as a ‘hard fork.’ Or just ‘fork.’ Some Ethereum miners reluctant … Read more