Professor of Computer Science Ari Juels was interviewed by the BBC about the adaptability of the blockchain and what that means for security.

That ability to adapt and change to defeat cyberthieves shows how blockchain technology can be made secure, says Prof Ari Juels, a computer scientist at Cornell University and co-director of the Initiative for CryptoCurrencies and Contracts which studies the technology and its uses.

“Ethereum has showed just how resilient crypto-currencies can be in the way that it has unwound the damage done by the attacker,” he says, adding that it, and virtual currencies in general, are still going through some “growing pains”.

Read the full article on BBC News.