September 19, 2021

Solana blockchain suffered from a glitch

Solana blockchain suffered from a glitch

Solana network has been updated to a newer version and should be restored to stable operation in the next few hours.

The Solana blockchain crashed on Tuesday. This caused the network to stop processing transactions for sixteen hours.

Approximately 7 hours after the first announcement inSolana Status tweeted details of the issue. According to the developers, the hackers carried out an attack with spam transactions, which increased the load on the network and stopped the processing of transactions and the release of new blocks.

Attempts to stabilize the network have been unsuccessful.As a result, the validator community decided to restart it. The mainnet beta version 1.6.25 was released this morning. Full recovery is expected in a few hours.

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