Tag Archives: Privacy

23May/20

Researchers Claim 99.9% of Zcash Transactions Are Traceable

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have released a study into the privacy features of Monero (XMR) and Zcash (ZEC) — arguably the two most-popular crypto assets purporting to offer users anonymity. TheRead More…

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18May/20

Developers of Ethereum Privacy Tool Tornado Cash Smash Their Keys

Ethereum’s premier coin mixing service is now permissionless. Tornado Cash, a privacy tool for obfuscating the history of Ether (ETH) transactions, completed a cryptographic process known as a trusted setup ceremony onRead More…

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14Apr/20

For Contact Tracing to Work, Americans Will Have to Trust Google and Apple

Last weekend, Google and Apple announced a partnership to enable Bluetooth contact tracing to fight coronavirus. Contact tracing is the process of identifying carriers of coronavirus, and whom they’ve come into contactRead More…

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21Mar/20

Interpol Enlists Korean Startup to Track Crypto on the Dark Web

The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has announced a partnership with South Korean data intelligence startup, S2W Lab, to analyze dark web activity, including cryptocurrency transactions. The startup announced the partnership onRead More…

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20Mar/20

What an Uptick in ‘Coinjoins’ Says About Bitcoin’s Value Proposition

With the global economy reeling from the coronavirus crisis, bitcoiners are increasingly turning to crypto wallets with privacy features.   A masking feature called “coinjoin” batches transactions together so it’s harder to identifyRead More…

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29Feb/20

Private Brave Browser Integrates Auto Wayback Machine Lookup

Brave, a major privacy-oriented rival of popular browsers like Google Chrome and Firefox, now automatically redirects users to check out archived versions of pages that were removed from the web. Starting fromRead More…

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24Feb/20

How to Protect Bitcoin for Your Heirs With the Push of a ‘Dead Man’s Button’

What happens to your bitcoin after you die? This is more than just a philosophical question: It could involve a substantial amount of currency. The question of crypto and the Great BeyondRead More…

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