Sirwin
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Cryptanalysis of the DAO exploit & Multi-Stage Attack

27 Jun 2023 27 minute read 0 comments CryptoDeep

CRYPTO DEEP TECH     In this article, we will look at a bug in the DAO code. The hacker exploited a bug in the code of the DAO and stole more or less $50 million worth of ether. I will focus here only on the main technical issue of the exploit: T...

Cryptography for Dummies (Part 3: Make or Break)

23 Dec 2022 4 minute read 0 comments Great White Snark

In part one, I covered some terminology and the different categories of ciphers. In part two, I covered hashes (used in a large part of the modern Web, including blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies). This part covers breaking/cracking ciphers,...