Address poisoning attacks are malicious tactics used by attackers who can reroute traffic, interrupt services, or obtain unauthorized access to sensitive data by inserting bogus data or changing routing tables. The integrity of data and network security are seriously threatened by these assaults, which take advantage of flaws in network protocols.
This article will explain what address poisoning attacks are, their types and consequences, and how to protect oneself against such attacks.
Address reuse exploitation
Fake QR codes or payment addresses
Smart contract vulnerabilities
Use fresh addresses
Utilize hardware wallets
Exercise caution when disclosing public addresses
Choose reputable wallets
Consider multisig wallets
Utilize blockchain analysis tools
Report suspected attacks