Security

Cryptocurrencies give you a lot of power but also require proper discipline in order to avoid losses and stay safe.

Here we cover information security from the perspective of cryptocurrency enthusiasts.

IOTA hash collisions could have wrecked the network if it were fully decentralized by @Cryptobill
Professor Matthew Green of Johns Hopkins University posted an interesting, if not troubling, tweet about IOTA's security: The use of a broken hash function would have been a cri...
Is Quantum Key Distribution in the future of cryptocurrencies? by @Cryptobill
What would be the use of a data transmission system where the contents of a message changed if anyone simply read it? Secret Key Exchange Imagine if our two dearest cryptocurrenc...
How MetaMask mistakenly flagged us as a phishing site by @Cryptobill
We were surprised to find out that since February 10, MetaMask had begun reporting Crypto.BI as a phishing site. At first we thought we'd been hacked, but our techs were unable to ...
How decentralized is Bitcoin? How can Bitcoin be secure if nobody controls it? by @Cryptobill
Bitcoin's decentralized consensus system is the key to understanding how it can be secure without anyone in particular having to verify every transaction. In the same article, we'v...