Parity knew about wallet bug in August - still no fix for frozen funds

Tom Allen
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About $170 million is still locked in frozen wallets
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About $170 million is still locked in frozen wallets

Developers knew about the bug and had flagged a fix to be deployed at an unspecified time in the future

Parity Technologies, the cryptocurrency wallet software maker, has admitted that it knew about the bug that led to about $170 million worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency being frozen and inaccessible ...

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