We recently noted that the US government is increasingly tracking Bitcoin users with the help of the Chainalysis firm. It turns out there is growing interest in conducting Bitcoin surveillance globally. Moreover, there is an increasing need to track privacy-centric cryptocurrencies such as Zcash and Monero. That may prove to be more difficult than originally assumed, though. Privacy-oriented Currencies Get […]
Cryptocurrency’s mining aspect can be both a blessing and a curse. More specifically, we all know Bitcoin has a centralization problem when it comes to mining. Unfortunately, it seems Zcash has a similar problem right now, with one pool controlling over 50% of the network hashrate. It is unclear why miners aren’t switching over, as there are plenty […]
The CryptoShuffler trojan can replace your wallet address in the few seconds, redirecting your funds away from your wallet. What should you do to protect yourself?
New advances in cryptography are propelling privacy on ethereum forward, as evidenced by talks and panels at the project’s Devcon conference this week.
The next big digital currency may not use a Blockchain at all, as other solutions emerge.
Computer and wallet security are vital for owners of any cryptocurrency. Funds can be stolen in the strangest of ways, including hijacking of your computer’s clipboard.
Venezuelans turn to decentralized peer-to-peer exchange LocalBitcoins to purchase Bitcoin in the midst of government crackdown, hyperinflation.
The developer of zcash has announced the first integration of its zero-knowledge privacy tech into JPMorgan’s enterprise grade Quorum blockchain.
Europol warned that the virtual currencies Zcash, Monero, and Ethereum are increasingly being used in the digital underground market, following Bitcoin.
Korea may be getting strict on ICOs but one of the larger exchanges has just added another altcoin
Europol has for the first time released a cybercrime report examining the growing popularity of zcash, monero and ethereum on the darknet.
Most cryptocurrency users are more than familiar with the concept of zk-snarks. Although such technological tools may improve overall cryptocurrency privacy, there is a new contender on the block. zk-starks, as the concept is known, will serve as a trustless solution allowing any blockchain in the world to provide anonymity services to users. It’s an interesting concept […]
While in its earliest stages of development, a new form of cryptography is winning developers for its potential to power truly private blockchains.
Snowden on Zcash and Monero. But what about Bitcoin?
Noted whistleblower Edward Snowden has said that the privacy oriented cryptocurrency zcash is the “most interesting alternative” to bitcoin.