Parity Technologies Blog

Parity Bitcoin is now supporting SegWit, SegWit2x and Bitcoin Cash

img{float:left} The Parity Bitcoin client (pbtc), released in April this year, is a full-node implementation of the Bitcoin protocol written in Rust. Our team is thrilled to announce its recent upgrade that includes support for SegWit (https://segwit.org/), SegWit2x (https://segwit2x.github.io/) and Bitcoin Cash (https: Read More

Announcing Parity 1.7

It has been all too long since our last release. Some four months have passed since the 1.6 series and over that time we've seen the rise of ETH and BTC, ICO fever hit the streets of Ethereum and an increased presence of Ethereum in the mainstream press. I Read More

Security Update

A quick update on the status of Parity Ethereum client. Bug Bounty There is now a significant amount in our bug bounty programme (many thanks to all contributors). As mentioned in a previous post, critical security bugs in the latest versions of Parity, both beta and stable branches, are valid Read More

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