Horizen’s 51% Attack Solution


The Rise From A Malicious Attack

Horizen is working hard to secure our network and prevent 51% attacks. Our engineering team improved the original Satoshi Consensus algorithm by creating a penalty mechanism to punish malicious miners. We hope this can be a long-term solution that will protect all proof-of-work coins that use the Bitcoin consensus.


For all interested to find out more about this attack this video is probably best explanation
“51% Attack Mitigation Penalty System by Horizen” by Director of Engineering Alberto Garoffolo & Co-founder Rob Viglione.




Great to see that the team works hard on the improvement of the security system.