Parity Technologies Blog

Announcing the Bug Bounty Program

As recent events have shown us, it's not always enough to have good programmers, open-source software and peer reviews in order to ensure no critical bugs make it through to release. While users of all Free software should always do ones own auditing of software to a level reflecting the Read More

The Multi-sig Hack: A Postmortem

On Wednesday 19th July, 2017 a bug found in the multi-signature wallet ("multi-sig") code used as part of Parity Wallet software was exploited by parties unknown. As of the time of writing, three wallet accounts holding large balances of ETH have been compromised and the balances moved into accounts held Read More

Security Alert

Severity: Critical Product affected: Parity Wallet Affected implementations: Parity 1.5 or later Summary: A vulnerability in Parity Wallet's variant of the standard multi-sig contract has been found. Affected users: Any user with assets in a multi-sig wallet created in Parity Wallet prior to 19/07/17 23:14:56 Read More

Restoring & blank seed phrase

It has come to our attention that a small minority of users have misunderstood a function within Parity Wallet, and in doing so have created insecure accounts. TL;DR: Don't use the "RECOVERY PHRASE"/"IMPORT WALLET" function to generate a fresh account. That's not what it's for. If you see Read More

Announcing Parity 1.6

As Spring returns the blood to our blushing chops, I'm happy to come to you with news of our latest release. After a couple of weeks in lovely Castello Tesino on our (apparently) annual winter-sports retreat, Parity 1.6 "Morality, Solidarity, and Virtuosity" is officially out and there's a decent Read More