Data suggests Ethereum has succumbed to "spy mining", a loophole letting mining pools like Etherdig collect mining fees without having to process transactions (Tim Copeland/Decrypt Media)

Tim Copeland / Decrypt Media:
Data suggests Ethereum has succumbed to “spy mining”, a loophole letting mining pools like Etherdig collect mining fees without having to process transactions  —  A mining pool reels in $850,000 after exploiting a loophole in the currency's code and not processing any transactions.



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