Bitcoin patches a serious flaw in Bitcoin Core, the most popular client software for the protocol, that would have let anyone bring down the network for ~$80K (Jordan Pearson/Motherboard)

Jordan Pearson / Motherboard:
Bitcoin patches a serious flaw in Bitcoin Core, the most popular client software for the protocol, that would have let anyone bring down the network for ~$80K  —  ‘For less than $80,000, you could have brought down the entire network.’  —  Bitcoin is often said to be the gold standard for cryptocurrencies …



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