Ethereum Developers Reach Violent Part Of Huffing Binge With "Come at me bro"

Ethereum developers announced an update to their flaming-tire-in-a-shitpit geth implementation today, which supposedly fixes the recent spate of DoS attacks that have affected the network. The hotfixes, dubbed "Come at me bro" by its authors, are just one of many pieces of ductape continually applied to the popular golang client which is the go-to choice for attackers wishing to demonstrate the overall brokenness of the platform. The release nodes on Github assured users that "Further optimizations will most probably follow as we comb the code for bottlenecks" which has historically been translated as developers scrambling to fix issues that no one could have predicted being exploited. (archived)

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