Finalized no. 32 | Ethereum Foundation Blog

tl;dr Kintsugi🍵 in development At the start of November, the Kintsugi🍵 month-long Merge sprint started! Kintsugi specifications and milestones/plans were launched, and now customer groups are deep into the sprint with an objective to introduce a consistent testnet in the very first week of December. Kintsugi specifications integrate all of the knowings and small modifications […]

Finalized no. 31 | Ethereum Foundation Blog

This concern of Finalized is devoted to the contextualization of a just recently released paper explaining 3 possible attacks on Ethereum’s proof-of-stake algorithm. tl;dr These are major attacks with a formally-analyzed, technically-simple mitigation. A repair will be presented prior to the Merge and will not hold-up Merge timelines. Forkchoice attacks, mitigations, and timelines There has […]

Finalized no. 30 | Ethereum Foundation Blog

tl;dr Altair is quick approaching. Upgrade your nodes! Now! 🚨Upgrade to Altair prior to Oct 27🚨 As pointed out in the previous Finalized post, Altair is set up to go live at date 74240 – Oct 27, 2021, 10:56:23am UTC. See the Altair Mainnet Announcement for information on who, how, and why. Suffice it to […]