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AuthorFabian Vogelsteller

Fabian Vogelsteller

Author, Meteorjs enthusiast and Web3.js and Mist developer for the ethereum project and creator of the feindura - flat file based CMS.



Security Alert – Mist can be vulnerable when navigating to malicious DApps

Posted on October 27th, 2016.

Mist leaks some low level APIs, which Dapps could use to gain access to the computer’s file system and read/delete files. This would only affect you if you navigate to an untrusted Dapp that knows about these vulnerabilities and specifically tries to attack users. Upgrading Mist is highly recommended to prevent exposure to attacks. Affected configurations: All […]



Security Alert – Smart Contract Wallets created in frontier are vulnerable to phishing attacks

Posted on June 24th, 2016.

Affected configurations: All smart contract wallets created using Ethereum Wallet  Frontier, version 0.4.0 (Beta 7) or earlier. Wallets created with Ethereum Wallet 0.5.0 and all later versions released after March 3, 2016, are not affected. Likelihood: Low Severity: High Summary: Do not use wallet contracts or owner accounts of those wallets that were created by […]



Ethereum Wallet – Developer Preview

Posted on September 16th, 2015.

We are happy to announce our very first developer-preview of the Ethereum Wallet ÐApp. The point of this release is to gather feedback, squash bugs and, most importantly, get the code audited. Please note that this is a developer-preview and not the final release. We advise you to be extremely careful putting large amount of […]