A New Game-Theoretic Analysis of DDoS Attacks Against Bitcoin Mining Pools with Defense Cost EasyChair Preprint no. 1514 12 pages • Date: September 14, 2019. Cuiwen Ying, Rongxin Zheng, Jun Shao, Guiyi Wei, Jianming Kong, Yekun Ren, Hang Zhang and Weiguang Hou. Abstract. Since almost all new bitcoins nowadays are minted by mining pools, the security of mining pools is quite crucial to the ... But, at times, a more sinister tactic is also employed: a mining pool may trigger a costly distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack to lower the expected success outlook of a competing mining pool. We explore the trade-off between these strategies with a series of game-theoretical models of competition between two pools of varying sizes. We consider differences in costs of investment and ... Game-Theoretic Analysis of DDoS Attacks Against Bitcoin Mining Pools Benjamin Johnson1, Aron Laszka2, Jens Grossklags3, Marie Vasek4 and Tyler Moore4 1 University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA [email protected] 2 Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary [email protected] 3 The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA [email protected] Game-Theoretic Analysis of DDoS Attacks Against Bitcoin Mining Pools When bitcoin mining pools run dry - a game-theoretic analysis of the long-term impact of attacks between mining pools. In: Financial Cryptography and Data Security - FC 2015 International Workshops, BITCOIN, WAHC, and Wearable, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 30 January 2015, Revised Selected Papers, pp. 63–77 (2015) CrossRef Google Scholar
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