Buterin and Quantum computer

Vitalik Buterin Proposes Quantum Emergency Hard Fork for Ethereum in Preparation for The Unforeseen

Vitalik Buterin’s recent blog post outlines a strategy to address the potential threat of quantum computers to Ethereum’s security. In the event of a quantum emergency where bad actors exploit quantum computers to steal users’ funds, Buterin proposes a hard fork solution to safeguard most users’ assets. He suggests reverting to a previous block to prevent large-scale theft and introducing new transaction types and opcodes to enable secure transactions and account validation in a post-quantum world.

Continue Reading...