Encryption

Encryption

Antonopoulos Details Bitcoin’s Two Layers of Protection Against Quantum Computing

Andreas Antonopoulos is a well-known visionary and speaker within the Bitcoin community. Lately, there's been a lot of conversations and media headlines discussing the...

Learning Cryptography Through Bitcoin’s Proof of Existence Feature

Proof-of-existence (PoE) is a utility built into the Bitcoin blockchain that allows anyone to store records in an immutable fashion.  Also read: Bitcoin Nostalgia: Can Some Bitcoins...

How One of the Original Cypherpunks Recalls Bitcoin’s Inception

In the early nineties, a group of cryptography experts called 'cypherpunks' gave life to ideas like digital currency and promoting freedom through the use...

How Specifically The EU & US Intend To Tax Your Bitcoin

For the EU and US, the Wild West days of bitcoin are over. 2017 will be the year of bitcoin regulation and taxation during...

The Race Towards Truly Anonymous Cryptocurrency Is On

Anonymous cryptocurrency is in demand, and there are concerted efforts on multiple fronts to make it a reality. For instance, the privacy-centric alternative cryptocurrency,...

Each Bug Found is Worth Up To 10 Bitcoins at Popular...

The third most popular dark net market, Hansa, has recently announced a bug bounty program which offers rewards of up to ten bitcoins for...

How to Defend Against Keyloggers That Are after Your Bitcoins

Malware that records your keystrokes and sends them back to the attacker, referred to as a keylogger, is a significant threat to your stash...

Cryptoseed Adds Security to Your Bitcoin Recovery Seed

Bitcoin wallets, including many mobile and all hardware wallets, are often backed up with a recovery seed word phrase which anyone can use to...

Making ‘EthereRum’ Distilled by a Bitcoin Miner

Bitcoin mining could have an unexpected application in the booming spirits industry. Shortcuts to aging rum and whiskey are sought after, and experiments have...

‘Covenants’ Mean You Can Burn Stolen Bitcoins

Cornell computer science professor Emin Gün Sirer thinks a bitcoin wallet model called ‘Covenants’ would disincentivize hackers by allowing the victim to ‘burn’ the compromised...

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