Parity Ethereum v2.6.3-beta is a patch release that improves security, stability and performance.
- The most noteworthy improvement in this release is incorporating all the EIPs required for the Istanbul hard fork.
- This release also fixes certain security and performance issues, one of which was suspected to be consensus-threatening but turned out to be benign. Thanks to Martin Holst Swende and Felix Lange from the Ethereum Foundation for bringing the suspicious issue to our attention.
A full list of changes can be found in the