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Block Withholding Attack

An attack in which a miner on a pool intentionally does not submit any blocks to the pool in an effort to cause the profitability of the mining pool to drop.

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The intent of the attack is to cause the profitability of the mining pool to drop. This type of attack, if sustained for a long enough period, can bankrupt a pay-per-share pool.

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Block Withholding Attack
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