A survey of attacks on Ethereum smart contracts

@inproceedings{Atzei2016ASO,
  title={A survey of attacks on Ethereum smart contracts},
  author={Nicola Atzei and Massimo Bartoletti and Tiziana Cimoli},
  booktitle={IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive},
  year={2016}
}
Smart contracts are computer programs that can be correctly executed by a network of mutually distrusting nodes, without the need of an external trusted authority. Since smart contracts handle and transfer assets of considerable value, besides their correct execution it is also crucial that their implementation is secure against attacks which aim at stealing or tampering the assets. We study this problem in Ethereum, the most well-known and used framework for smart contracts so far. We analyse… CONTINUE READING

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