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  1-6 of 6 Reviews about "Cybercash, Digital Cash (K.4.4...)": Date Reviewed
  Majority is not enough: Bitcoin mining is vulnerable
Eyal I., Sirer E. Communications of the ACM 61(7): 95-102, 2018.  Type: Article

This article concerns a way to circumvent the decentralization aspect of Bitcoin, that is, it shows how a group of “miners” could control the cryptocurrency by colluding. The attractiveness of Bitcoin is the percept...

Jan 30 2020
  Beginning blockchain: a beginner’s guide to building blockchain solutions
Singhal B., Dhameja G., Panda P., Apress, New York, NY, 2018. 386 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-484234-43-3)

Blockchain, a distributed ledger technology, is experiencing a surge of popular interest in the context of various domains, including electronic health records, supply chains, cryptocurrencies, and electronic voting, to name a few. A b...

Jul 8 2019
  Revisiting the risks of Bitcoin currency exchange closure
Moore T., Christin N., Szurdi J. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology 18(4): 1-18, 2018.  Type: Article

As someone who has written a few general articles on the topic of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, this review assignment was extremely interesting to me. Because of its specificity, it was interesting to delve into an aspect of currency ...

Mar 26 2019
  Blockchains from a distributed computing perspective
Herlihy M. Communications of the ACM 62(2): 78-85, 2019.  Type: Article, Reviews: (2 of 2)

Maurice Herlihy has published a book and numerous papers on distributed systems, and in particular concurrency, so he is in a very good position to judge blockchains. He has written here an excellent tutorial on blockchains from the po...

Mar 18 2019
  Blockchains from a distributed computing perspective
Herlihy M. Communications of the ACM 62(2): 78-85, 2019.  Type: Article, Reviews: (1 of 2)

This article is an excellent explanation of cybercurrencies, “a tutorial on the basic notions and mechanisms underlying blockchains,” referencing “variations on familiar algorithms and techniques from clas...

Mar 14 2019
  Deanonymisation of clients in bitcoin P2P network
Biryukov A., Khovratovich D., Pustogarov I.  CCS 2014 (Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Scottsdale, AZ, Nov 3-7, 2014) 15-29, 2014.  Type: Proceedings

Detailed descriptions of some parts of the bitcoin code that are not documented well are contained in this paper. Those trying to understand how the bitcoin code works should read this paper to start their journey. However, I am concer...

Nov 11 2015
 
 
 
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