Ethereum Headed for Another Hard Fork
This time it’s not so controversial. For the past few weeks a denial of service attack has been exploiting a ‘loop hole’ that forces Ethereum clients to do more processing work than the gas ‘fee’ pays for.
Ethereum developers are now planning a swift hard fork to overcome the exploit. It has also been suggested that they will be considering the possibility of combining such a fork with the introduction of Metropolis (AKA “release step 3”).
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