Cosmos to Undergo a Hardfork to Fix Vulnerability

Service providers were advised to upgrade immediately to the most recent and most secure version of CosmosSDK because issue was serious
31 May 2019   553

Tendermint team reported on successful hardfork implementation to a mainnet of Cosmos. Thi was done to fix critical vulnerability.

Two days ago the company discovered a bug in CosmosSDK, a solution for creating applications on the blockchain using the Golang programming language.

To eliminate the vulnerability, it was decided to conduct hardfork. Having secured a sufficient number of confirmations from validators, Tendermint carried out an upgrade of the network on block # 482100.

Service providers were advised to upgrade immediately to the most recent and most secure version of CosmosSDK.

It is reported that the bug threatened the safety model of the chains in the Cosmos PoS system. In this case, the developers emphasize that the vulnerability did not allow to steal or create new ATOM tokens.

Tendermint promised to reveal the technical details of the bug in 7-10 business days.

Go 1.13 to be Released

There are many new features and improvements in the new version of programming language
04 September 2019   1169

New version of Google support Go(lang) programming language has been released. 

We want to thank everyone who contributed to this release by writing code, filing bugs, providing feedback, and/or testing the beta and release candidates. Your contributions and diligence helped to ensure that Go 1.13 is as stable as possible. 
 

Go Team

These are some of the features:

  • The go command now downloads and authenticates modules using the Go module mirror and Go checksum database by default
  • Improvements to number literals
  • Error wrapping
  • TLS 1.3 on by default
  • Improved modules support

Learn more at the official website.