Audit of TzBTC for the Tezos Foundation

On Apr 8, 2020

Overview The Tezos Foundation requested that Least Authority perform a security audit of TzBTC, a BTC-backed token on Tezos. TzBTC enables the compliant issuance of a fully Bitcoin-backed token on the Tezos blockchain while aiming to eradicate the risks of a single-point-of-failure. This is achieved by dividing the various tasks into keyholders that are responsible […]

Audit of MetaMask Plugin System + LavaMoat

On Mar 24, 2020

Overview ConsenSys AG has requested that Least Authority perform a security audit of MetaMask, a browser extension that enables interaction with 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 following components were […]

Audit of MetaMask Permissions System + CapNode

On Dec 18, 2019

Overview ConsenSys AG has requested that Least Authority perform a security audit of MetaMask, a browser extension that enables interaction with 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 following components were […]

Audit of the Nervos Network

On Oct 31, 2019

Nervos has requested that Least Authority perform a security audit of the Nervos Network, an open source multi-asset, Proof of Work blockchain, featuring a novel consensus scheme called NC-Max. Nervos is a decentralized application network consisting of a layered architecture, including the layer 1 protocol known as CKB (Common Knowledge Base), the foundational layer of […]

Audit of Ethereum Foundation’s Node Discovery Protocol

On Oct 29, 2019

The Ethereum Foundation requested that Least Authority perform a security audit of the next generation Node Discovery Protocol being developed for the Ethereum P2P network stack. The following components were considered in scope:  Node Discovery Protocol v5 – Specification Node Discovery Protocol v5 – Theory Node Discovery Protocol v5 – Wire Protocol   Our final […]

All Published Audits

On Oct 29, 2019

Tezos Foundation’s TzBTC, March 2020 (report) Ethereum Foundation’s Ethereum 2.0 Specifications, March 2020 (report) ConsenSys AG’s MetaMask Plugin System + LavaMoat, March 2020 (report) ConsenSys AG’s MetaMask Permissions System + CapNode, December 2019 (report) Ethereum Foundation’s Node Discovery Protocol, October 2019 (report) Nervos Network, October 2019 (report) ProgPoW Algorithm, September 2019 (report) Blockstack Stacks Investor […]

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Audit of ProgPoW Algorithm

On Sep 10, 2019

Ethereum Cat Herders, Ethereum Foundation, and Bitfly have requested that Least Authority perform a security audit of ProgPow, a Programmatic Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm to replac Ethash — in order to verify the security of the algorithm and provide clear metrics about its performance. This audit is part of the overall effort to examine ProgPow in […]

Audit of Blockstack’s Stacks Investor Wallet

On May 20, 2019

Blockstack has requested Least Authority perform a security audit of the Stacks Wallet, in anticipation of an updated release prior to May 15, 2019. The scope of the audit is focused on a major new feature that will be included in the updated release: allowing users to create a software-only wallet, enabling them to send […]

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Audit of Dead Canaries’ Onion Routed Cloud

On Apr 5, 2019

The Onion Routed Cloud Project has requested Least Authority perform a security audit of Onion Routed Cloud (ORC), a piece of software designed to support and protect journalists and activists by providing an anonymous, distributed, and censorship resistant cloud.   Our final audit report was completed on April 5th, 2019.  

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Conference Schedule

On Dec 31, 2017

11:00 – 11:20 Networking, refreshments and morning snacks, welcome message 11:20 – 11:45 Why Privacy Matters Zooko Wilcox (Zcash) 11:45 – 12:15 Inspiring a Movement Rick Falkvinge (Private Internet Access) 12:15 – 13:05 Data Protection Panel Silvan Jongerius (TechGDPR), Florian Glatz (BLOCKCHAIN.LAWYER), Jan Sahl and moderated by Tom Braegelmann (LEVERTON) 13:05 – 14:00 Lunch buffet […]