Security of Blockchains at Capacity

Lucianna Kiffer*, Joachim Neu*, Srivatsan Sridhar*, Aviv Zohar*, David Tse

*authors listed alphabetically

Strategic Latency Reduction in Blockchain Networks

Weizhao Tang, Lucianna Kiffer, Giulia Fanti, and Ari Juels


HaPPY-Mine: Designing a Mining Reward Function

Lucianna Kiffer and Rajmohan Rajaraman

FC 2021

Under the Hood of the Ethereum Gossip Protocol

Lucianna Kiffer, Asad Salman, Dave Levin, Alan Mislove, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru

FC 2021

Towards Optical Proof of Work

Michael Dubrovsky, Bogdan Penkovsky, Lucianna Kiffer and Marshall Ball

CES 2020

FlyClient: Super-Light Clients for Cryptocurrencies

Benedikt Bunz*, Lucianna Kiffer*, Loi Luu, and Mahdi Zamani

S&P 2020

* co-first-authors

Flyclient is currently being implemented/considered by several projects including Beam, Mimblewimble and ZCash.

Analyzing Ethereum’s Contract Topology

Lucianna Kiffer, Dave Levin, and Alan Mislove

IMC 2018

A Better Method to Analyze Blockchain Consistency

Lucianna Kiffer, Rajmohan Rajaraman, and abhi shelat

CCS 2018

Stick a Fork in it: Analyzing the Ethereum Network Partition

Lucianna Kiffer, Dave Levin, and Alan Mislove

HotNets 2017