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Bitcoin Cash Network Highly Centralized, 49% of all Nodes Run on Alibaba’s Facilities: Bitpico

Weeks after announcing they would be launching an attack on the network of Bitcoin Cash, hacker group Bitpico has disclosed that the altcoin suffers from massive node centralization. A screenshot of the hacker group’s discoveries was published with one selected instance showing 98% of the IP addresses were physically located close to each other. In response to the screenshot showing the IP...

‘Roger Ver Will Cry,’ Boasts Mysterious Bitcoin Cash Attacker

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Mysterious Bitcoin developer BitPico is back, and they’re launching an all-out attack on the Bitcoin Cash network -- or so they say. BitPico to Launch Attack on Bitcoin Cash The anonymous development team on Thursday claimed to have brought its malicious nodes onto the Bitcoin Cash mainnet, initiating a “stress test” against the fourth-largest cryptocurrency. That announcement came roughly a week...

Mysterious Developer bitPico Claims Responsibility for Lightning Network DoS Attack

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Mysterious Bitcoin developer bitPico has confirmed rumors that they have launched an attack against the Lightning Network’s nascent mainnet implementation. The pseudonymous individual or group made the announcement on the bitPico Twitter account, describing the attack as a “stress tool” for the LN software -- which just entered beta -- and claiming that it had discovered 22 attack vectors...

Mysterious Group BitPico Threatens to Execute the Bitcoin Hard Fork

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A mysterious individual or group operating under the name “BitPico” has vowed that it will activate the SegWit2x hard fork as planned despite the decision by leading proponents to suspend the controversial scaling proposal indefinitely. As CCN reported on Wednesday, a group of leading SegWit2x advocates -- including developer Jeff Garzik, project lead Mike Belshe, and Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu ...

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