Miner Attacks Bitcoin Cash ABC Network Increasing Holding Reward From 8% To 100%
Bitcoin Cash ABC (BCHA) cryptocurrency network, emerged in the middle of the month as a result of a hard fork Bitcoin Cash has been attacked. An anonymous miner calling himself voluntarism.dev took over most of BCHA’s remaining hashrate in order to soft fork.
BCHA uses the rule, according to where 8% of block rewards go to the cryptocurrency development fund. Disagreements over this issue and became the reason for the separation of the two chains. In Bitcoin Cash, which remains the fifth largest cryptocurrency, there is no such rule.
Now voluntarism.dev changed condition such way, so that 100% is sent to the fund mined awards. This became possible from-per Togo, what was the original rule It was set as “by at least 8% of awards “. is he refuses accept miner blocks, which do not follow its terms and reorganize blockchain.
“The amount of value stolen by ABC from BCH pales before our expenses. We are a group of miners and whales from the old guard. We can do this for years. When next time will be fork, use your own zero block, your Proof-of-Work algorithm and build your community. BCH is protected, ”he says.
Co-founder Ethereum Vitalik Buterin, commenting on the actions of voluntarism.dev, writes: “The mining pool carries out a 51% attack on BCHA, according to the whole apparently with the sole purpose of destroying him. Will become whether this is the first true attack on point revival in the PoW chain? “
The BCHA course turned out to be immune to these events and at the time of publication is about $ 17.70.