[Bitcoin-development] Miners MiTM

slush slush at centrum.cz
Fri Aug 8 02:22:42 UTC 2014


Although 140 BTC sounds scary, actually it was very minor issue and most of
miners aren't even aware about it.

TLS would probably make the attack harder, that's correct. However if
somebody controls ISP routers, then MITM with TLS is harder, yet possible.

slush


On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 3:07 AM, Pedro Worcel <pedro at worcel.com> wrote:

>
> Seems to me that it would correctly mitigate the attack mentioned in the
> wired article. I am surprised that miners are not worried about losing
> their profits, I would personally be quite annoyed.
>
>
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