This release contains a security fix. Updating Mist is highly recommended. If you want to keep using an older Mist version, you mustn't visit untrusted websites.
Refer to Electron 1.7.9 release notes for more info.
Ethereum Wallet users are not affected by the vulnerability.
Thanks to Juno and Hithereum Team for reporting. Any contributions to our Ethereum Bounty Program are much appreciated.
|#3149||Updates electron to 1.7.9|
|#3127||Fixes light client connection issue|
|#3146||Clock sync popup warning fix for macOS High Sierra users|
Light Client integration (from v0.9.1 onwards)
The long-awaited Light Client integration has come, in its own beta version.
Syncing time decreased by an order of magnitude, compared to running a full node. Same as for storage requirements.
As Geth 1.7.x uses LES protocol v1, you'll notice log retrieval takes more time than usual. The good news is v2 is coming to ease that. We'll keep you posted.
In order to enable it, head to
Develop > Use Light Client menu.
You can join us for further discussion at the Gitter channel.