👉 Bitcoin Optech #295

  • announces the disclosure of a bandwidth-wasting attack affecting Bitcoin Core and related nodes
  • describes several improvements to the idea for transaction fee sponsorship
  • summarizes a discussion about using live mempool data to improve Bitcoin Core’s feerate estimation
  • Popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange
  • Bitcoin Core 26.1rc2
  • Bitcoin Core 27.0rc1 testing guide
  • Notable code and documentation changes
  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #295 Recap Podcast