After suffering a couple of 51% attacks, Ethereum Classic (ETC) Labs is planning to adopt measures that would protect its network from similar attacks in the future. ETC Goes After NiceHash Amid Multiple 51% Attacks In a Medium blog post on Monday, ETC Labs announced that it would involve regulators globally and law enforcement agencies Read MoreRead More. The post by Anthonia Isichei appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News
Beleaguered Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain suffered yet another 51% attack on August 29. The latest attack caused the reorganization of over 7,000 blocks and this corresponds to approximately two days of mining. At the time of reporting, it was not clear if there had been any double-spending as was the case in the last attack. In that attack, it was reported that the Okex exchange suffered a loss of $5.6 million directly as a result. A statement revealing the attack adds that “all lost blocks will be removed from the immature balance and we will check all payouts for dropped…
The attacker attempted to double-spend roughly $3.3 million during the second attack.