Proof-of-Stake Validator Sniping Research

Dr. Sebastian Bürgel Aug 4 · 12 min read The Merge is fast approaching. In a few months, the Ethereum chain will switch from proof of work (PoW) to proof of stake (PoS). This is an exciting development, but we need to highlight an important privacy issue with the post-Merge chain. The HOPR team has … Read more

Living with MEV: a survey of MEV and its treatments

ARPA Official Just now·5 min read With the blossom of DeFi applications and NFT artworks, Ethereum has been filled with complex transaction compositions, various arbitrage opportunities, and co-occurring traffic load. The hefty use of Ethereum stimulates ecosystem development on the one hand and brings unexpected problems on the other. Among these issues, MEV is tricky … Read more