Consensus attack (共识攻击)

Consensus attack (共识攻击 gòng shì gōng jí) refers to the type of attack launched by miners by using their hashing power for dishonest or destructive purposes. If a miner or group of miners achieves a significant share of the mining power, they can attack the consensus mechanism to disrupt the Bitcoin network’s security and availability.

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