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

    Date30 Aug 2019
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByBrittany Day

    Are you running Lightning Network nodes? If so, you should upgrade ASAP. Learn more:

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

    Those running Lightning Network nodes 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 the original post shared via a Lightning Network mailing list promises release of “full details” in four weeks.

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