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Questions tagged [spam]

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Spam consequence on perma-nodes?

I know storage is cheap and that in the future the tangle will horizontally scale. But I am thinking about bogus spam and its consequences for storage. I know they would be deleted after a snapshot. ...
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Priority spam tx?

I was spamming my fullnode for educational purposes. Although I am helping other tx to get confirmed, I noticed that my own spam tx have a very low confirmation probability. Is it intentionally and ...
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I'm running a full node. How can I help speed up other people's transactions? [duplicate]

Is there a software that I can use to automatically create 0-value transactions (spam) using my own node? I have found one that uses the browser, but that one is very slow and is currently not working ...
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How are replays avoided? And, is this an effective way to spam the network?

To do POW, you call attachToTangle and do POW on two transactions, branchTransaction and trunkTransaction which you get from calling TransactionsToApprove. The message you want to send is sent in ...
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What would an attacker have to pay per transaction in a large-scale spam attack?

It is claimed that transactions are effectively free. However, they require a proof of work. This PoW is supposed to make spam attacks infeasible. So given an attacker renting hardware from a cloud ...