04 Sep '13, 7pm

Update to Bitcoin Client Fixes DoS Bug, Password Strength

Update to Bitcoin Client Fixes DoS Bug, Password Strength

The developers behind Bitcoin-QT, a software wallet used to protect and back up Bitcoin currency, have pushed out a new version of the client, fixing a critical denial-of-service bug, three security issues and fortifying password security. Version 0.8.4 of the original Bitcoin client was posted to SourceForge early this morning and anyone running an out of date version is being instructed to update by either running the Windows installer or copying over the new code on Mac and Linux builds. Related Posts Picture-Based Password Schemes Have Their Weaknesses September 4, 2013 , 1:20 pm Java 6 Zero Day a Reminder to Upgrade Browser Plug-In August 28, 2013 , 12:44 pm Updated Drive/DirtJumper DDoS Toolkit Includes Mitigation Bypasses August 27, 2013 , 1:41 pm According to the update summary, an attacker could have sent a series of messages that would’ve resulted in an integer d...

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