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Hedera Smart Contract Service Security Model Update

Jun 08, 2023Nana Essilfie-Conduah

Hedera consensus nodes must strike a delicate balance between Hedera security and EVM security models. The latest security model for Hedera smart contracts provides greater clarity and additional protections relative to its predecessor.

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EVM Equivalence: Unveiling Hedera's Strategy for Enhanced Programmability and Network Adoption

Jun 05, 2023Nana Essilfie-Conduah

Let's explore the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) equivalence and Hedera's strategic approach to ensuring robust programmability for applications and ecosystems across the network.

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COFRA Holding Joins Hedera Governing Council to Accelerate DLT Adoption and Further Leadership in Sustainability

May 17, 2023Hedera Team

Zug, Switzerland - 17 May, 2023 – The Hedera Governing Council, which stewards the Hedera open source, leaderless proof-of-stake public network, today announced that COFRA Holding has joined the Governing Council.

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Get Ready for the Updated Security Model of the Hedera Smart Contract Service by July 2023

May 05, 2023Ed Marquez

The security model of the Hedera Smart Contract Service has been updated with the mainnet services release v0.35.2 (March 2023). The updated model aligns the behaviors of the Hedera Smart Contract Service token system contracts with those of EVM and typical token APIs such as ERC 20 and ERC 721. Read this article to learn specifically what changed, what it means for developers, and what actions you should take.

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How to Create a Smart Contract App on Hedera Using Solidity, React JS, MetaMask, and Ethers JS – A Simple Counter

May 03, 2023Ed Marquez

In this step-by-step tutorial, you will create a simple counter dApp on the Hedera network using Solidity, React JS, MetaMask, and Ethers JS. The goal with this example is to help you understand the fundamentals of dApp development, making it easier for you to create more complex dApps in the future.

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Does Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) exist on Hedera?

Apr 24, 2023Brady Gentile

Explore the concept of Maximal Extractable Value (MEV), including a real-world example, MEV’s implications on ecosystem stakeholders, and how Hedera is natively resistant to MEV behavior by using its unique consensus mechanism and fixed-fee economics.

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How to Create an HBAR Token Faucet for MetaMask

Apr 04, 2023Abi Castro

In this tutorial, we'll walk you through the process of connecting to MetaMask using create react app. We'll also guide you through the steps to transfer HBAR to the MetaMask wallet. By the end of this tutorial, you'll have a solid understanding of how to seamlessly integrate MetaMask into your Hedera decentralized application. So, let's get started! 🎉


Bringing Further Rigor & Transparency to the Hedera Treasury Management Report

Mar 20, 2023Betsabe Botaitis

Hedera is committed to setting the industry standard for transparency, reporting, and business process maturity. We operate in a dynamic environment and fast-changing landscape, and the Council will be reviewing and evolving our reporting methodology over time.

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Analysis & Remediation of the Precompile Attack on the Hedera Network

Mar 11, 2023Joe Blanchard

On Thursday, March 9, an attacker exploited the Smart Contract Service code of the Hedera mainnet to transfer Hedera Token Service (HTS) tokens held by certain DEXs’ accounts to the attacker’s own account. The following is a summary of the attack: how it happened, steps taken to pause the attack and then permanently prevent it from happening again.