Vitalik Buterin Eyes Research on Privacy Coin Monero’s Traceability

By CCN: Vitalik Buterin has expressed an interest in incorporating privacy features into Ethereum. He is partial to the ZK-SNARKS technology that is used in privacy coin Zcash. Nonetheless, his senses appear to be particularly keen about any developments surrounding privacy protocols. This became clear when a research paper was published entitled: “FloodXMR: Low-cost transaction flooding attack with Monero’s bulletproof protocol.” The researchers decided to explore what they call a “flooding attack with Monero’s bulletproof protocol.” In a nutshell, it involves an attacker flooding the network with their own transactions and…

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Monero Price Jumps 12% as Crypto Market Posts Recovery

Monero, the 11th largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of nearly $3.6 billion, jumped more than 12 in the last 24 hours as its price rose to $233.74. Monero, a privacy-centric currency, trails 10th place IOTA, which has a market cap of more than $4 billion. Recovering $1 Billion Monero has gained $1 billion this … Continued The post Monero Price Jumps 12% as Crypto Market Posts Recovery appeared first on CCN

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