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Audit of ProgPoW Algorithm

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

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The Path from S4 to PrivateStorage

In March 2019, Least Authority announced PrivateStorage, our new joint venture with Private Internet Access, a privacy-focused VPN provider, to launch a new secure cloud storage product based on Tahoe-LAFS. Since then, we have been asked questions about how PrivateStorage relates to our currently offered Simple Secure Storage Service (S4),

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Least Authority Audits MetaMask’s Mobile App

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…

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Audit of Blockstack’s Stacks Investor Wallet

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

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Audit of Dead Canaries’ Onion Routed Cloud

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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Five Security Audits for Tezos Foundation

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

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