A vulnerability in Bitmain firmware could deprive miners of their bitcoin

Bitcoin Core contributor James Hilliard has found a vulnerability in Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miner S15 firmware which could potentially let an attacker do anything they wanted to an exploited miner, Bitcoin Magazine reports. While the vulnerability has been found in S15 firmware, Hilliard is pretty certain it is not the only one. Hilliard refers to Bitmain’s firmware as "buggy," explaining it “is very poorly designed when it comes to security.”

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