Mimblewimble Attacked Using $60 Per Week on AWS

Ivan Bogatyy of Dragonfly Research says he was able to use as little as $60 per week on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to expose a critical vulnerability on the Mimblewimble (MW) privacy architecture. This flaw in the MW protocol may dent the network’s aspiration of being a viable alternative to other privacy-focused blockchains like ZCash […]

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Privacy Coins Must Change to Survive as Delistings Loom

Privacy coins are facing a threat over the latest regulatory requirements for transparency. Relatively well-accepted assets like Dash (DASH), Monero (XMR), and ZCash (ZEC) will have to comply with almost impossible demands, reported Bloomberg. Anonymity Gets Discouraged Coins that allow the obscuring of transactions and offer wallets with anonymity features may be the next target […]

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Zcash Discloses Inflation Bug That Could Have Created Infinite Tokens

Privacy-focussed cryptocurrency, Zcash, has disclosed an inflation bug, discovered 11 months ago, which affected its own and several other privacy-coins. Though the Zcash vulnerability has now been remedied, it took 8 months after discovery, and some coins remain exposed. Zero Knowledge Last March, a Zcash engineer noticed a mistake in a cryptography paper describing certain […]

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eToro Adds ZCash (ZEC) to Growing List of Altcoin Offerings

Social trading and multi-asset brokerage company eToro has added ZCash (ZEC) to its extensive list of cryptocurrency offerings — bringing the total number of said assets up to 14. Zcash is a privacy-focused cryptocurrency project not dissimilar to Bitcoin (BTC). Both projects share a total fixed supply of 21 million coins. Though transactions on the […]

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Coinbase Slammed For Venezuela ZCash Airdrop Being an ‘Advertising Strategy’

US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has received intense criticism for giving Venezuelan families a grand total of $1 per day – in altcoin ZCash, which it added to its books days previously. Scroogebase? In a blog post December 11, executives claimed that the initiative dubbed the “12 Days of Coinbase,” was meant to “empower those who […]

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Trezor Model T Now Supports 10 More Cryptos Including Monero, Ripple

Popular cryptocurrency hardware wallet Trezor has introduced two firmware updates on both of its models – Trezor Model T and Trezor One. The move comes shortly after the wallet enabled its users to exchange directly through its interface. Trezor Model T Supports More Cryptocurrencies According to the official release, the new firmware for Trezor Model […]

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