Ethcore Blog

Announcing Parity 1.3

Another 7 weeks pass and I'm happy to announce a shiny new release of Parity! It has been a busy time for us (and the community as a whole!) with various events happening and vying for our time. Aside from ad-hoc protocol alterations, we've been working hard on a number Read More

Warning http://www.ethcore.info is hosting malware

We have been informed of a website attempting to trick users into downloading a malware infected version of the Parity client. We, Ethcore (ethcore.io), are NOT AFFILIATED WITH "www.ethcore.info". www.ethcore.info and was registered with the intention of scamming visitors. As always make sure you examine Read More

Parity 1.2.2 released - Hard fork enabled

Get the latest Parity here. The latest version of Parity has just been released - this build includes modification for the hard fork, improved performance when syncing and other bug fixes. If you wish to run Parity without the hard fork you must use the flag: --chain=homestead-dogmatic until after Read More

In support of a hard fork

An opinion of Ethcore A shared experience of disbelief flooded through the Ethereum community a few weeks ago - not because hacks are unheard of - but because the sheer scale of this theft seemed to be mind-boggling. Slock.it’s DAO was being drained at around a million dollars Read More

The DOS vector and the Soft Fork for Miners

Griefing the network Recent blog posts have highlighted a previously noted issue with the type of transaction-blocking that the soft fork uses to freeze access to the DAO's funds. Namely that any transaction which results in a call being made to the DAO shouldn’t be included in a block. Read More