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Dogecoin releases a new upgrade to increase security and efficiency

Dogecoin releases a

The Dogecoin (DOGE) project's developers

just released an upgrade for the core software that enhances security, effectiveness, and user interface.

Dogecoin Core 1.14.6, the most recent update, went live early on Thursday, and all users of the network were asked to update. The most recent version includes a number of new features, adjustments to the current cost structure, and various security updates.

The "breaking changes" also include a restriction on the maximum number of addnode records and a modification to the setup of the wallet backup directory. The number of addnodes has been capped at 800. The dust limitations for all network members have been decreased from 1 DOGE to 0.01 DOGE, which is a crucial upgrade to DOGE's fee structure.

According to a document released by the developer team, the network's memory management has been improved in cases of congestion. The document also discloses that corrupted communications are now rejected by the network. 

In the document, Dogecoin Core developer Patrick Lodder stated that this is a new minor version release with significant security upgrades and improvements to network performance. All Dogecoin Core users, including miners, services, relay operators, and wallet users, are highly encouraged to update.

The update follows a recent surge of positive feelings in the Dogecoin community , which saw the introduction of memes to the Dogeverse, resulting in a large spike in network activity. On Wednesday, the network processed over 80k transactions in 24hrs for the first time since May 2021, as Whales continued to show interest.

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