Questions tagged [race-attack]

A type of doublespend attack relying on making two unconfirmed payments at the same time.

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What nodes are best for lessening the risk of loss from a race attack

A successful race attack is one where the payment recipient's node receives a spend transaction yet the next block that is mined has a different transaction that spends the same coin. Thus the ...
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Race Attack vs. Double-Spending Attack: are they same?

Race Attack vs. Double-Spending Attack: are they same? I know definition of both attack both some times it is called as "race attack" and most of the time called as "double-spending". I guess (maybe) ...
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Specifics on "Race Double Spending Attacks"?

Hi guys I am doing some research on double spending in the bitcoin network several ideas have been confusing me: In prevention of Race attacks, merchants are advised to "connect to a large random ...
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Can this double-spend attack happen in Bitcoin?

I am trying to learn more about Bitcoin. I was looking at this video to understand how a "double-spend attack" is kept from taking place on the Blockchain (in Bitcoin). https://youtu.be/Lx9zgZCMqXE?...
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