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Edward Snowden is in Favor of Ethereum’s Zcash Integration, Emphasizes Privacy

Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee, privacy advocate and widely recognized whistleblower, stated that zero-knowledge proofs, a cryptographic system employed by popular anonymous cryptocurrency Zcash, is the future of private trade. “I'm with Vitalik Buterin,” said Snowden, quoting his previous statement which read, “Zcash's...

Modern Wi-Fi Networks are Vulnerable, Impact on Mobile Bitcoin Wallet Security

Earlier this week, Mathy Vanhoef of the Imec-DistriNet research group, discovered serious weaknesses and vulnerabilities in WPA2, a protocol which is used to secure all modern Wi-Fi networks.Vanhoef’s paper noted: “An attacker within range of a victim can exploit these weaknesses using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs)....

Jaxx Blockchain Wallet Announces Plan to Integrate Zcash

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Decentral, the creators of popular cryptocurrency wallet Jaxx have announced that they plan to integrate Zcash into their software within days of Zcash's genesis block being mined on October 28th.Founded by Zooko Wilcox who previously worked on Digicash and PGP, Zcash is pitched as an...

Longtime Cypherpunk Zooko Warns Bitcoin Community About Overconfidence

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Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn is a longtime cypherpunk and current CEO of Zcash, where his team is developing a truly anonymous alternative to Bitcoin. Recently, Zooko was interviewed on Epicenter Bitcoin, where he shared some of his thoughts on the possibly-overconfident Bitcoin community. This part of...

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