Horizen (ZEN) to Prevent 51% Attacks with New Release of ZEN 2.0.15 Software Upgrade
Horizen Set to Release ZEN 2.0.15 With 51% Attack Prevention
Former Zencash, now Horizen [ZEN] has announced that their software upgrade, ZEN 2.0.15 which would prevent the network from 51% attacks is scheduled for release on 27th September.
The digital asset and technology platform made the announcement on Twitter.
ZEN version 2.0.15 replaces ZEN 2.0.14 but it is by no means a hard fork. The prevention code for the 51% attack is expected to attract more interest. Already, 19 million. Zen has seen a hike of 2.60% in the past 24 hours and 5.85% in the past 7 days.
Horizen [ZEN] is currently trading at $16.10 with a market capitalization of $77.19 million on CoinMarketCap, as at the time of writing.
Following the planned block 392512 which is set to take place on 10th October, Horizen said it has requested all mining pools, node operators and swing wallet users to upgrade to Zen 2.0.15 before the block occurs.
Fixes and More Functions With the New Zen 2.0.15
Horizen warned that the ZEND Swing wallet will cease to function if an upgrade is not performed by 10th October and that miners and node operators will be unable to earn ZEN until they have upgraded to ZEN 2.0.15.
The new version also come with fixes to log messages which previously showed incorrect messages on the wallet rescan.
Horizen said instructions for the update will be provided to miners and node operators as quickly as possible.