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Parity Technologies May Consider Ethereum Hard Fork to Undo Funds Lock-Up

Parity Technologies, the developer of multi-sug wallets for Bitcoin and Ethereum, has issued an update on its investigation over the critical vulnerability that has resulted in 513,774.16 ETH, equivalent to approximately $161 million, being permanently frozen in its wallets. Parity revealed that, while continuing to fix the bug, their efforts to undo the damage have […]

Parity Ponders Hard Fork Fix for 160 Million in Frozen Ether

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Parity Technologies has released an update about their investigation into the multi-signature wallet bug that permanently froze hundreds of millions of dollars worth of ether. Unfortunately for wallet owners, the analysis has not yet revealed any turnkey solutions. Last week, 587 wallets […]

What Happens Now That the Bitcoin Hard Fork Was Canceled?

Quite abruptly, the coalition that had proposed a hard fork for mid-November sent a brief email on November 8 to call off the plan. The battle between members of the bitcoin community seems to have come to an end, although it’s unclear whether the peace will last. For roughly three years, developers, miners, investors, and […]

Bitcoin hits all time high as controversial ‘hard fork’ called off

Bitcoin shot to just shy of $7,900 (£6,000) after a controversial proposal that could have split the cryptocurrency was called off. The currency had been scheduled to undergo a so-called “hard fork”, a change to bitcoin’s code that would have created an offshoot cryptocurrency, and which developers argued was necessary to keep up with the pace […]

Bitcoin hits record high of $7,888 after hard fork update suspended — RT Business News

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 20:05 Bitcoin has reached a new record high, surging 10 percent, and was trading at $7,888 on the Bitstamp exchange Wednesday after a controversial update to the cryptocurrency’s software was suspended. The bitcoin rate dipped briefly Tuesday, falling below $7,000 due to uncertainty over a new code proposal, Segwit2x, which […]

Bitcoin drops SegWit2x hard fork after community objects • The Register

Bitcoin’s contentious upgrade plan, known as SegWit2x, has been called off, sending the cryptocurrency price past $7,800 – an all-time high – and then down several hundred dollars as profit taking set it. Mike Belshe, CEO of Bitgo, a Silicon Valley blockchain security biz, announced the decision via a post to the Bitcoin-SegWit2x mailing list. […]

Bitcoin proves hard to kill in China

November 7, 2017 Gabriel Wildau in Shanghai Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause This is an experimental feature. Give us your feedback. Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback Chinese […]

Ethereum Security Lead: Hard Fork Required To Release Frozen Parity Funds

A resolution has yet to be found for yesterday’s Parity hack which saw up to $150 million dollars frozen across the ethereum platform. However, speaking to CoinDesk, Martin Holst Swende, head of security for the Ethereum Foundation, confirmed that a hard fork of the ethereum blockchain will be required to free up the funds. Holst […]

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