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The future of Veil’s consensus and reward distribution

6 Nov 2019 4 minute read comments Strontium

Upon announcing Veil prior to the project’s launch on January 1st of this year, the team shared details of our hybrid Proof-of-Work/Proof-of-Stake consensus and reward structure. As a refresher, that structure, currently in place, entails mining with...

Payment gateway Cryptocurrency Checkout integrates Veil

21 Sep 2019 2 minute read comments Strontium

Veil has been added as a payment option to the versatile payment gateway Cryptocurrency Checkout. Through this, users can accept VEIL payments on a number of popular platforms, making it easier than ever to pay and receive veil for goods, services, a...

Zerocoin exploit update and Veil wallet v1.0.4.X release information

8 Sep 2019 5 minute read comments Strontium

Veil has successfully sealed an exploit that was uncovered in August 2019. The exploit fix was a two-part process: the first of which patched the security flaw the attacker was able to exploit in the Zerocoin protocol. No further attacks have taken p...

RESPONSE: The truth about the Japanese sword. (Incident in Otsu)

5 Jul 2019 6 minute read comments Strontium

This article is a response to the recent article The truth about the Japanese sword. (Incident in Otsu) by author bammbuss. I'm not usually one to critically respond to articles written by others, but in this case I feel compelled.The article by bamm...

Release of Veil Core wallet version

2 Jul 2019 2 minute read comments Strontium

The Veil development team have just released version of the Veil Core wallet. Updates for include: Autospend Block Explorer links in transaction detail view Progress bar for searchdeterministiczerocoin Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Rin...

Team meeting highlights

25 Jun 2019 3 minute read comments Strontium

  Recently the Veil team held a staff conference to consolidate plans for the project and its various aspects. While we’re not able to share news on all of what was discussed just yet, the following provides some information on what to expect from Ve...

Unpopular opinion: Doomguy is better than Doom Slayer

2 Jun 2019 7 minute read comments Strontium

I don’t like Doom 2016. I’ve reflected on it and I realise a big part of it is that I don’t like what’s happened with Doomguy. He’s changed, and for the worse in my opinion. I imagine that’s a statement that’s sure to bother some people, and I unders...

Messari AMA with Veil's founder James Burden

31 May 2019 1 minute read comments Strontium

Recently, Messari hosted an AMA with Veil's founder James Burden aka 4x13 via their community group. Here are a few questions and answers from the AMA. Messari: ...the Veil motto (is) "privacy without compromise". Can you explain what this means a li...

Veil - the libzerocoin exploit, security measure, and the future

15 May 2019 3 minute read comments Strontium

As you are likely aware, Zerocoin reliant projects, including Veil, have recently been impacted by the discovery of an exploit in the libzerocoin library—the basis for the Zerocoin protocol. This article delivers an overview of the situation, as wel...

The benefits of Veil’s PoW mining/PoS staking hybrid consensus for security and distribution

14 May 2019 2 minute read comments Strontium

As Veil users are already aware, the Veil network relies on a hybrid proof-of-work (PoW)/proof-of-stake (PoS) dual consensus setup to secure the network and distribute rewards. The PoW consensus depends on Veil’s X16RT algorithm adapted from Ravencoi...