One fear that some large token holders may have around voting for on-chain referendums is the need to pull out their private keys if they are securely stored. With many accounts having never performed any actions since the launch of the chain, we believe that there needs to be a push to activate those account holders.
Security is at the forefront of many crypto-enthusiasts’ minds. Securing your private keys and maintaining that security is no easy feat. EOS Canada’s multi-functional tool `eosc` has the ability to sign transactions offline from a cold wallet, making strong security accessible to all.
Update on the August 21st 2018 Security Update to the `eosio` System Contract (dubbed v1.1.0-sec.patch-3)
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.
EOS Canada was pleased to be invited to the first EOS Community Conference in Seoul, South Korea, initiated by EOS NodeOne. Dr Richard Reiner of EOS Canada, participated in the panel discussion 'Mainnet Infrastructure & Security' moderated by Matias Romeo / EOS Argentina, and included Igor Lins e Silva / EOS Rio, Eric Björk / EOS Sw/eden, Eugene Luzgin / EOS Tribe, and John Milburn.
Alexandre walks through the permissions system within EOS. Permissions can be used to control different security features and operation allowances of an account.
Disclaimer: As a token holder, it is important that you do nothing during this period. Never expose your private key to anyone for any reason. Only when it is formally announced safe by multiple trusted Block Producer Candidates should you attempt to participate in voting or other actions. Ignoring this statement could result in the loss of tokens.