Inside Solana's Battle Against the Crypto 'Sandwich Attack' Menace

Helius CEO, Mert Montaz, recently addressed concerns on X (formerly Twitter) regarding the Solana Foundation Delegation program, following the disqualification of some validators for malpractice. Montaz explained how a malicious bug, known as a Sandwich attack, can manipulate transactions, causing investors to lose funds while attackers profit. He emphasized that Solana’s lack of a mempool […]

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Inside Solana's Battle Against the Crypto 'Sandwich Attack' Menace

  • Mert Montaz highlighted that validators exploiting the Sandwich attack bug on Solana are disqualified from the Solana Foundation program.
  • The Solana Foundation will not support validators who misuse the platform for personal gain.
  • Montaz noted ongoing issues with MEV and network spamming by some RPC providers.

Helius CEO, Mert Montaz, recently addressed concerns on X (formerly Twitter) regarding the Solana Foundation Delegation program, following the disqualification of some validators for malpractice.

Montaz explained how a malicious bug, known as a Sandwich attack, can manipulate transactions, causing investors to lose funds while attackers profit. He emphasized that Solana’s lack of a mempool prevents such attacks natively. However, some validators have modified their software to facilitate these attacks…

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