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Least Authority Performs Security Audit of BEAM’s Mimblewimble Implementation

Anamika Ved on January 17, 2019

At the request of BEAM, Least Authority performed a security audit of BEAM’s implementation of the Mimblewimble protocol, written in C++ and uses the Equihash Mining algorithm. Our review followed the launch of Testnet, in which the code was made open source, and preceded the launch of BEAM’s Mainnet. Our team members Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan, Meejah, and Jan Winkelmann performed the audit in collaboration with the BEAM team members Alex Romanov, Vladislav Gelfer, and Artem Gorbachev from...

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Least Authority Performs Incentive Analysis For Ethereum

Andrew Miller, Brian Warner, Nathan Wilcox, Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn on June 23, 2015

Our mission at LeastAuthority is to bring verifiable end-to-end security to everyone. As part of that mission, in addition to operating the S4 secure storage service, we also run a security consulting business. We LeastAuthoritarians have extensive experience in security and cryptography, and other companies sometimes hire us to analyze the security of their protocols and software. Our most recent consulting client is Ethereum. Ethereum is innovating in many ways, both in the technical...

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Privacy Technologies for Bitcoin

The Zerocash Team, Greg Maxwell, and LeastAuthority on June 15, 2015

Introduction The world still needs Zerocash even though we now have Confidential Transactions. A message from Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn: At Least Authority, our mission is to bring verifiable end-to-end security to every user of the Internet. As a part of this mission, we are working on something that we can't announce yet, but it involves the Zerocash protocol for private Bitcoin transactions. Recently Blockstream announced Sidechains Elements, which includes a privacy protocol named...

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