Stubborn Mining: Generalizing Selfish Mining and Combining with an Eclipse Attack

  title={Stubborn Mining: Generalizing Selfish Mining and Combining with an Eclipse Attack},
  author={Kartik Nayak and Srijan Kumar and A. Miller and E. Shi},
  journal={2016 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P)},
  • Kartik Nayak, Srijan Kumar, +1 author E. Shi
  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science
  • 2016 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P)
  • Selfish mining, originally discovered by Eyal et al. [9], is a well-known attack where a selfish miner, under certain conditions, can gain a disproportionate share of reward by deviating from the honest behavior. [...] Key Result We show, surprisingly, that given the attacker's best strategy, in some cases victims of an eclipse attack can actually benefit from being eclipsed!Expand Abstract
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