Bitcoin’s Lightning Network has security vulnerabilities that could cause loss of funds

    Date 30 Aug 2019
    Category Cryptography
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    Posted By Brittany Day
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    Are you running Lightning Network nodes? If so, you should upgrade ASAP. Learn more:

    Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in “various”BitcoinLightning Network projects that have potential to cause users to lose their cryptocurrency.

    Those runningLightning Networknodes have been advised to upgrade their clients as soon as possible, including those related to popular wallet solution Eclair.

    At present, exact information is scarce, but theoriginal postshared via a Lightning Network mailing list promises release of “full details” in four weeks.

    The link for this article located at The Next Web is no longer available.

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