Vitalik Buterin distances from Parity issue

The co-founder of Ethereum has expressed his “strong support” for developers working on simpler and safer wallet contracts.

This statement he made on his twitter. Buterin did not elaborate whether he believes a hard fork is needed to unfreeze locked assets of Parity customers.

The bug found in the Parity code has stuck up to $150 million in ethers. The vulnerability allows to turn the Parity Wallet library contract into a regular multi-sig wallet and become an owner of it by calling the initWallet function. On 6 November, a user accidentally activated the bug, wiping out the library code and making all multi-sig contracts unusable…

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