On 21 June, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said that distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchains, has become more prevalent across a variety of contexts over the past decade. The premise is that blockchains operate securely without any centralised control and that they are immutable or unsusceptible to change. DARPA set out to understand those security assumptions and determine to what degree blockchains are actually decentralised. It says that its study resulted in a report that provides holistic analysis that’s available to anyone considering blockchains for important matters so they can better understand the potential vulnerabilities within these systems.
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