Bitcoin Core Bug Resolved in 0.16.3 Client: Threatened Security of Lightning Network

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Lightning Network capacity increases by 10 BTC in two days, total now at 50 BTC

A GitHub report opened on September 17, 2018, revealed a recent bug in the Bitcoin Core versions 0.14.0 to 0.16.2. The exploit threatened to crash Bitcoin Core if the most recent version wasn’t updated. The anonymous reporter reached out to developers of the pioneer cryptocurrency with their findings, after which Anthony Towns, Hennadii Stepanov, Matt Corallo, Suhas Daftuar, Thomas Kerin,…The post %%POSTLINK%% appeared first on %%BLOGLINK%%.

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