December 4, 2020 Solana block production halts

Today, smart contract platform Solana announced via a blog post that a code flaw has halted block production and transaction confirmation as of this morning. Specifically, the Solana Mainnet Beta cluster froze block production at slot 53,180,900, where it remains at the time of writing. Solana founder Anatoly Yakovenko has urged developers and validators to help resolve the issue, calling for “all hands on deck.”