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The Large Bitcoin Collider Is a Security Nightmare "... while looking through the code that LBC contributors must run on their machines, eagle-eyed folks on Reddit noticed something fishy. Basically, the LBC software sneakily runs code on a user's computer without their knowledge or approval. The software also allows for user-initiated updates to come from anybody, which leaves the door open for hackers to inject your computer with malicious code." "Emin Gün Sirer, a prominent cryptography expert and Cornell University professor, agreed. "The code clearly contains a backdoor," he wrote in an email. "It is written in a way where the server operator can instruct the clients to perform any task at all.""