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Solana Wallets Got Hacked: Let’s Review The Safety & Utility Of Internet Computer Wallets

4 Aug 2022 3 minute read 1 comment Moses On-Chain

  There’s nothing to celebrate about DeFi, smart contract, code, and blockchain wallet hacks and exploits. However, with each one comes a new lesson — the blockchain and DeFi ecosystems still aren’t safe enough and free from malicious actors — great...

Internet Identity: Introduction To Blockchain Authentication Systems

22 Jul 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Moses On-Chain

Many blockchains and cryptocurrencies require users to use wallets and apps such as MetaMask to use certain functionalities and to enter the ecosystem. This creates a high barrier for entry for normal folks wanting to get into Web3. As a result, thi...

How Multisig Implements Trust In Digital Agreements

7 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments 0xVince

Multisig (Multi-Signature) is a software feature that adds more security to Bitcoin wallets. By standard design, only 1 private key per wallet can authorize the release of Bitcoins (or a Bitcoin). This means a private key can only be used by one acco...

Applying Schnorr Signatures In Bitcoin

22 Feb 2022 2 minute read 0 comments 0xVince

For Bitcoin it is essential to keep data secure and immutable on the blockchain so that it cannot be tampered with. The software uses encryption and hashing techniques to protect Bitcoin user accounts with the use of public key cryptography. This is...

IBM released first World's First Quantum Computing Safe Tape Drive

1 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Keith Thuerk

IBM released first World's First Quantum Computing Safe Tape Drive   Quantum Computing has been gaining a lot of media attention and investor speculation into this newer technology.  As more and more enterprises worry about how quantum computers will...

Puzzle #3. WBAN

11 Oct 2021 5 minute read 0 comments shuttlecock

UPDATE: All puzzles have been solved. Please refer to the solutions at the end of the post. This puzzle contains information about either the seed or mnemonic phrase for three Banano wallets. Information about the mnemonic phrase is encoded within bo...

Puzzle #2. 19

10 Oct 2021 2 minute read 0 comments shuttlecock

UPDATE: Puzzle has been solved. This puzzle, when solved, reveals the mnemonic phrase for a banano wallet. Information about the mnemonic phrase is encoded within both the puzzle title, and the image. Puzzle title: 19 This wallet currently contains...

Puzzle #1. K

10 Oct 2021 3 minute read 0 comments shuttlecock

Update 1: 1st hint revealed! Check the end of the post for more details. Update 2: Puzzle has been solved! The solution is at the end of the post. This puzzle, when solved, reveals the 64-character seed for a Banano wallet. Puzzle title: K Informati...

The cryptography in ethereum...the yellow paper (1)

31 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments suarna

In this serie of articles I am going to try to do an analisys of the cryptography behing Ethereum, sometimes, it is difficult find information about it, so I believe that might be useful. Since this is a very complex topic and I am not actually an ex...

Security Prof Duane Currie on what can break crypto? [SQSPA]

13 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Keegan Francis

Could Quantum Computing be used to break into Bitcoin wallets? We know this isn't a simple question, but thats where we started in this episode of Simple Questions Smart People Ask with Acadia Professor - Duane Currie. In this episode, we dive into t...