Parity Technologies Blog

Attack on The DAO: What will be your response?

Two days ago a flaw was spotted in the contract code of theDAO - specifically a recursive call issue that exists in the function withdrawRewardFor. https://forum.daohub.org/t/bug-discovered-in-mkr-token-contract-also-affects-thedao-would-allow-users-to-steal-rewards-from-thedao-by-calling-recursively/4947/7 At the time, it was thought that this was an annoying bug that meant the reward functionality Read More

Parity: Stepping Up the Security Model 1: A modular approach to transaction signing

A security flaw in Geth / Mist has been attracting some attention recently mainly because of the size of the loss of Ether suffered by the user affected. Almost 100,000 USD was lost after he sent a transaction to theDAO using a Geth client whose settings had been changed from Read More