Published on September 2nd, 2015 | by bitcoin0
UPDATED: CoinWallet’s September Stress Test Causes Bitcoin Businesses to Prepare
Updated on 9/2/2015 at 11:43 EST: As of September 2, transaction rates indicate that the stress test by CoinWallet has likely begun.
CoinWallet, the U.K.-based Bitcoin mining and wallet business has said it will be running another “stress test” in early September to test the Bitcoin network, according to International Business Times.
Bitcoin Magazine reached out to CoinWallet to learn more about the company’s plans but received no response by time of publication.
Stress Test will hammer the Bitcoin network
Much like its previous stress test in early July of this year, CoinWallet’s so-called “dust attack” will flood the network with thousands of small, spam-like bitcoin transactions that are large in data but small in value.
Mycelium Community Manager Dmitry Murashchik told Bitcoin Magazine:
“Mycelium was hit pretty hard by the last stress test, but we have implemented changes to deal with it.