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Parity wallet with a value of 150 million dollars in Ethereum blocked

11/08/2017

Last July, 150,000 Ethereum cryptocurrencies valued at 32 million dollars were stolen from the "wallet" Parity due to a vulnerability located in the portfolio. After this, the company Parity published an update of the wallet software that solved said security failure.

Although the company acted quickly in that case to solve the vulnerability and prevent the possible theft of more cryptographic currencies, the published update contained a new vulnerability identified in November, although it does not allow theft, it endangers Ethereum cryptocurrencies stored in these portfolios, being able to get to erase the currencies of the same one. This vulnerability located in the library of the "wallet" multisignature Parity, has forced the company to block hundreds of cryptocurrencies valued at 150 million dollars to avoid their deletion. At the moment, Parity is analysing the situation and expects to publish more details in a short period of time.

In addition, the company has published a link in which you can check which purses have been affected by the vulnerability.