Tag: HArd

The Next Ethereum Hard Fork Date Will be Announced on Monday

The upcoming Ethereum hard fork date will be announced on Monday after the group of core developers reached an agreement on the proposed specifications. This hard fork will be the second after the network experienced a series of DDoS (spam) attacks. Several developers and foundation members argued that the quickest, most effective way to address the issue was to fork the network, introducing changes in the cost schedule of several instructions …
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The Ethereum Soft Fork Has Been Adopted by Major Mining Pools.

The proposed Ethereum Soft fork to prevent the DAO hacker from moving the stolen funds has been adopted by all the major mining pools. The latest update released by the Ethereum foundation included the necessary protocol rules to essentially nullify the efforts of the mysterious DAO hacker. After a hacking incident left The DAO’s Smart Contract dry of funds (a theft of more than 3.6 million ETH), the community and the …
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