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OpenBSD 6.9 — The Best OS For Your Keys

9 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments boolean0

To celebrate the 50th release (version 6.9) of OpenBSD, I thought I'd give a shout out to Theo de Raadt and the stacks of volunteers who code up that cryptographic magic known as OpenBSD. I found OpenBSD back in Y2K when I was looking for an operatin...

Understanding End-to-end Encryption

7 May 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Heath Muchena

An increasing need for privacy and security prompted people to devise ways of communicating through encrypted messages.  With an end-to-end encryption communication mode, a person sends a message which the receiver only can read. Essentially, no othe...

Cryptography: What is Polybius Square?

2 Mar 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Laurenceuuu

I am inloved in books of mystery novels specifically in Wattpad stories and one of the things that I've learned is deciphering a code. Cryptocurrency? Uhh let's forget it for the meantime and let's talk about cryptography!    What is cryptography? Cr...

A Cypherpunk Introduction to Cryptoeconomics

22 Feb 2021 4 minute read 10 comments Allen Taylor

Cryptoeconomics is the fusion of two social science disciplines as old as civilization itself: Economics and cryptography. I’m going to assume that most readers are familiar with the fundamentals of economics. If you understand that the price of tea...

The History of Cryptography

26 Dec 2020 5 minute read 3 comments MintDice.com

When people think of cryptocurrencies, they generally think of the 21st century, after all, it’s a new technology for most people. You may be surprised to know that  the art of cryptography, the idea of hiding language, has actually been around for c...

Utreexo: Compressing Fully Validating Bitcoin Nodes

1 Dec 2020 10 minute read 0 comments Interdax

  In this article, we examine a scaling solution for Bitcoin known as Utreexo, which drastically reduces the storage requirements for running a fully validating node. Photo by Brandon Green on Unsplash With the price of bitcoin nearing all-time hig...

Bitcoin cryptography for securing standard web

1 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments yanis

Asymetric cryptography is very secure, websites need methods that are more secured than passwords, so why not using blocchain for that ?    Authentication Have u already seen metamask sign-message function ? It allows signing a message without transm...

Hash functions

24 Nov 2020 4 minute read 1 comment icostan

In simple terms, hash functions transform input data of arbitrary size (e.g. text, binary, etc) to fixed-length output (called hash value, hash code, fingerprint, message digest or simply hash) in a deterministic way. What else? Types of hash functio...

Yfi (Crypto-Pick)

22 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Goodsoul

Yfi Yearn Finance and why it is my next Crypto-Pick? Well we all saw it moon, we all saw it fall, and we all are seeing it climbing back up again. Defi has changed the world of crypto. Not a little but alot. 2020 allows you to bank from wherever yo...

Elliptic curves with animations

30 Oct 2020 4 minute read 0 comments icostan

The easiest way to understand Elliptic Curve (EC), point addition, scalar multiplication and trapdoor function; explained with simple graphs and animations. 1. Abstract What the heck is an elliptic curve? A plane algebraic curve defined by an equ...