Vitalik’s Research and Ecosystem Update

Over the last five days, myself, our executive director Ming Chan, and several others from the Ethereum team and Ethereum-based projects and businesses including Maker, String/Dfinity and Consensys have been visiting China and Hong Kong, where there have been a series of back-to-back conferences and events most notably including the... [Read More]

Ethereum Dev Update 2015 / Week 41

In an effort to bring the community more information about the going-ons at Ethereum, we’re planning to release semi-weekly updates of project progress. I hope this provides some high-level information without having to live on GitHub ;) [Read More]

Security Advisory [eth (cpp-ethereum) potentially vulnerable if running with UPnP enabled]

Affected configurations: Issue reported for eth (cpp-ethereum).</section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody">Likelihood: Medium</section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody">Severity: High</section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody">Impact: Potentially achieve remote code execution on a machine running eth (cpp-ethereum)</section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody"></section><section class="postbody">Details:</section>A vulnerability found in the MiniUPnP library can potentially affect... [Read More]

The Evolution of Ethereum

Many of you know that the Ethereum platform grew out of the realization that blockchains can go far beyond currency, together with a frustration with the limitations of previous projects. The core idea was simple: a blockchain with a built-in Turing-complete programming language, allowing users to build any kind of... [Read More]