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BNB Chain hard fork to improve security and compatibility with EVM chains

Published 08/10/2023, 03:44 AM
Updated 08/10/2023, 05:20 AM

Binance’s BNB Chain is set to undergo two hard forks in August 2023 to reduce the possibility of a malicious blockchain reorganization and increase compatibility with other Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) blockchain networks.

The Plato and Hertz upgrades are scheduled for Aug. 10 and Aug. 30, respectively, following extensive testing. The Plato upgrade, which has already taken place, introduces BEP-126. The latest evolution proposal implements a fast finality mechanism that is expected to rule out the ability for blocks to be reverted.

The Plato upgrade was carried out on Aug. 10 at block height 30724096. Source: BscScan

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