We want to take a moment to give an update on a mitigation for exploits discovered on the EOS Mainnet, deployed on August 22nd 2018, at 13:02 UTC with transaction 628293a6b5398747e14b2c0416b303b4d71a2ff287b02d6c63f236ddb4abda7e.
Alexandre gives an introduction to why multi-signature (msig) signing is a useful and powerful feature of the EOS blockchain that we should all know about. It helps to make things easier AND more secure.
Alexandre walks through the permissions system within EOS. Permissions can be used to control different security features and operation allowances of an account.
Alexandre walks through the terms staked and unstaked EOS tokens that you may have heard. When the EOS mainnet was launched, all accounts began with tokens in three different states: 'free floating,' 'staked for CPU,' and 'staked for Bandwidth.'
Alexandre Bourget of EOS Canada reviews in 55 seconds how votes are counted on the EOS blockchain.
Alexandre touches upon how many votes you have, how your vote is weighted, and how its strength decays over time. Every EOS token holder should make sure they understand these things so that their voice can be heard on the EOS blockchain. Still have questions? Join us on Telegram: https://t.me/EOSCanada
Alexandre briefly describes `eosc` as well as where to download it from, and what it can do for you.
"Secure and simple voting" is how Alexandre describes the `eosc` tool. It can securely store your private keys, as well as send your Block Producer vote out to the EOS blockchain. Follow along as Alexandre walks us through these two important features.