«When I found out about Bitcoin for the first time in 2011, I thought it was no use, despite interesting technology. My friend, a huge geek, had been already mining it at the time and convinced me to try. I abandoned this idea right after turning Bitcoin software on, because my computer was too loaded. […]
A new bug in Constantinople, the planned upgrade of the Ethereum platform, has been discovered, potentially affecting a limited number of smart contracts that utilize self-destruct.
A bug found in the Parity node/wallet software threatened a considerable proportion of the Ethereum infrastructure. Fortunately, the company has already issued a patch to fix the vulnerability.
The long-awaited Constantinople fork of the Ethereum network has been delayed earlier this week due to potential security issues identified by security audit company ChainSecurity on January 15.