‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Beam Wallet Could Have Put Funds At Risk, Devs Say After Fix
The "critical vulnerability" found by developers of the mimblewimble privacy coin Beam is said to have put user funds at possible risk of being stolen.
The security vulnerability, which appeared in older versions of its application, could have allowed a bad actor to steal closed source code and possibly inject their own code into Blockfolio’s Github repository and, from there, into the app itself.
A new code release of the Parity ethereum client was released on Thursday to patch a security vulnerability found by blockchain startup Amberdata.
A previously undisclosed bug in Bitcoin Core could have let attackers steal Lightning Network funds, delay transfers or split the network had it not been patched in 2018.
The bitcoin cash network forks after a bug emerged in the cryptocurrency's code during an upgrade, leading developers to put together a hotfix.
The world's second largest blockchain by market capitalization is gearing up for a hard fork its tried to activate before called Constantinople. This time, developers are confident it will work.