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Least Authority Performs Security Audit of the Cosmos Blockchain SDK Framework

Hind Abu-Amr on March 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 Gordon 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. In order to facilitate high level review of the project and a more nuanced review of particular features,...

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Five Security Audits for the Tezos Foundation

Hind Abu-Amr on March 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 of the Tezos protocol and greater ecosystem. Audit 1: Tezos Protocol Least Authority reviewed the Tezos protocol project...

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Releasing Three Zcash Security Audit Reports

Hind Abu-Amr on January 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 changes following the latest release. This approach allowed Least Authority to look at the...

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