Parity Technologies Blog

Velocity: The fastest Parity released.

Dear Ethereum communities, dear blockchain developers, dear decentralisation enthusiasts: Parity Technologies is thrilled to announce the latest release: Parity 1.9 or Velocity. We’ve knuckled down and implemented a bunch of optimisation and polish to help ensure everyone gets a stellar performance. Here’s a few of the things Read More

On Classes of Stuck Ether and Potential Solutions

A Brief History Since Ethereum went live two and a half years ago, users and developers have often struggled with the usability and building on this new ‘Frontier’ of development. The issues began almost immediately as the first users of Ethereum had to grapple with a command line interface that Read More

A Postmortem on the Parity Multi-Sig Library Self-Destruct

On Monday November 6th 2017 02:33:47 PM UTC, a vulnerability in the “library” smart contract code, deployed as a shared component of all Parity multi-sig wallets deployed after July 20th 2017, was found by an anonymous user. The user decided to exploit this vulnerability and made himself the Read More

Parity Technologies Multi-Sig Wallet Issue Update

This week, as has been widely reported, a vulnerability in the Parity Wallet library contract of the standard multi-sig contract was found by an anonymous user. This user managed to gain access to the smart contract, effectively making themselves the owner of the contract. Subsequently, the user made the unfortunate Read More

Security Alert

Severity: Critical Product affected: Parity Wallet (multi-sig wallets) Summary: A vulnerability in the Parity Wallet library contract of the standard multi-sig contract has been found. Affected users: Users with assets in a multi-sig wallet created in Parity Wallet that was deployed after 20th July. UPDATE: We very much regret that Read More