Tag: Asic

A look back: The Block Erupter

The Block Erupter was the first mainstream ASIC to hit the bitcoin scene, it all started with an announcement post on Bitcointalk from the user Friedcat (Now that name may sound familiar as the friedcat has quite the…

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Zencash falls to 51% attack, time to limit rental of hashpower?

Zencash an altcoin that uses the Equihash algorithm has fallen victim to a 51% attack. This attack which allows the attack to doublespend and reorganize blocks has been making its way in the news more and more. A…

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