Ethereum 2.0 Specifications

and On Mar 19, 2020

The Least Authority team recently completed our audit of the Ethereum 2.0 Specifications. Read our full report here.  Ethereum 2.0 will be a significant network upgrade and is set to take place in 3 distinct phases—Phase 0: Beacon Chain, Phase 1: Shard Chains, and Phase 2: Execution Environments. It is one of the first Proof […]

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Least Authority Audits MetaMask’s Mobile App

On Jun 20, 2019

Least Authority conducted a security audit of the MetaMask mobile application, a wallet and developer tool for applications built on Ethereum. MetaMask allows users to browse the web and interact with Ethereum applications, sign messages and transactions, and securely manage and store their private keys and assets. The mobile application is built in React Native within a single codebase for both iOS and Android platforms. MetaMask previously built and released a web extension providing the…

Least Authority Performs Security Audit of the Cosmos Blockchain SDK Framework

On Mar 28, 2019

Least Authority performed a security audit of the Cosmos Blockchain SDK, a framework for building Proof of Stake state machines. The investigation and analysis were conducted by Emery Rose  Hall and Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan, along with project management support by Hind Abu-Amr, in collaboration with Tendermint team members Jessy Irwin, Zaki Manian, Christopher Goes, and Jack Zampolin. […]

Five Security Audits for the Tezos Foundation

On Mar 20, 2019

We are happy to release the results of the five security audits that Least Authority performed in 2018 for the Tezos Foundation, a Swiss non-profit organization that supports Tezos, a distributed, peer-to-peer, permissionless network, and the community around it. This series of security audits were done as part of the Tezos Foundation’s effort to improve the security […]

Releasing Three Zcash Security Audit Reports

On Jan 31, 2019

At the request of Zcash Company, the team at Least Authority had the opportunity to provide security consulting services on Zcash’s major 2018 releases. This included auditing Zcashd v1.0.15 (as part of the Sprout 1.0.x series), reviewing and providing feedback on the Overwinter and Sapling Specifications for future implementation, and a security review of the Sapling Implementation and RPC Interface […]

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Least Authority Hosted a Workshop at MozFest 2018

On Nov 13, 2018

Least Authority hosted a workshop “Privacy Personas: how to connect and communicate effectively and make people care” at MozFest, Mozilla’s week-long festival (22 October to 28 October, 2018) in London. Every year MozFest brings together people who care about building a healthy internet – an internet where users control their data, and privacy. Sessions are organized under six spaces mirroring five key internet health issues — Privacy and Security, Openness, Decentralisation, Digital…

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