Blockchain bandits plunder weak wallets — Research Saturday

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Adrian Bednarek is a senior research analyst at Independent Security Evaluators. He and his colleagues looked at weak private cryptocurrency keys on the Ethereum blockchain in an attempt to discover how and why they are being generated as well as how bad actors are taking advantage of them.

The original research is here:

https://www.securityevaluators.com/casestudies/ethercombing/

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