Emergency Hard Fork

The Ghost team has found a critical issue in the RingCT code which requires a hardfork Friday, March 5th, at 11:00am CST. Please update your Ghost Desktop Wallet and Nodes immediately. https://github.com/ghost-coin/ghost-desktop/releases

The team has been working around the clock to fix this critical issue and make the necessary preparations. To fix this issue, Ghost requires an immediate hardfork which will also temporarily disable RingCT and CT transactions up until a second hardfork soon to come.

To ensure the smoothest hardfork possible, it is paramount that users urgently download and install the new Ghost Desktop:

WINDOWS https://github.com/ghost-coin/ghost-desktop/releases/download/v2.0.10/ghost-desktop-2.0.10-win.exe
LINUX https://github.com/ghost-coin/ghost-desktop/releases/download/v2.0.10/ghost-desktop-2.0.10-linux-x64.zip
MACOS https://github.com/ghost-coin/ghost-desktop/releases/download/v2.0.10/ghost-desktop-2.0.10-mac.dmg

MacOS users running “Big Sur” may run into issues, please visit our help chatroom for assistance. Articles that may help: Apple and Macworld

If you use Ghostman, please update it immediately by typing out this command: cd ~ && cd ghostman && git reset 6aff82e1a0fe47b08302e94b0f7b304d594edcca –hard && git pull && cd

Updating is mandatory for you to end up on proper chain and will help stabilize the blockchain faster. Do not make any transaction using any of the older, Ghost versions as they will not show up after updating.

*Best practice* — Do not make any transactions for several days and help secure the network by staking!

We understand that you may have questions out of this sudden and unexpected announcement. We are here to help and answer your questions! For help please visit the Ghost Help Chat in Telegram.

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