Ethereum Is Only as Strong as Its Weakest Link — CoinDesk


Any massive consumer bug can create fairly the headache for Ethereum stakeholders, however the bug is amplified if a big portion of the nodes are all experiencing the identical difficulty, doubtlessly tricking the chain into believing their bugged chain is right. An difficulty like this taking place with two-thirds of nodes may result in a sequence cut up, creating bigger safety danger for customers and builders, slashing points for validators and doubtlessly needing a bailout from the general community, which is inherently not a really decentralized answer.