Tag: ZCash

Bitcoin Price

Price Watch: Bitcoin (BTC) Bullish, Bitcoin Diamond Pump and Dump & BTCP Up

This week has seen some gains by Bitcoin, quickly hit the $8000 mark, with most other altcoins in the red averaging around 2 to 5% down in price. The obscure bitcoin fork known as Bitcoin Diamond is down a whopping...

/ July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments
Grayscale Invstment Trust

Grayscale Report: Institutional Investors & Retirement Funds Love Bitcoin

Grayscale, the investment company behind over-the-counter cryptocurrency products such as the Bitcoin Investment Trust and the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust has just released their first annual report. The good news is that they saw a 2018 influx of just under...

/ July 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Zcash backdoor

ZCash Scientist: I Could Put in a Police Back Door to Track Money Laundering

An interview from 2013 has recently been uncovered and suggests that Zerocoin, the technology behind Zcash, may have a "police backdoor" into their code. The interview has already been deleted, but is viewable through the archive.org Way Back Machine. The...

/ June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments
51% Attack Calculator

51% Attack Calculator: New Site Exposes Major Weaknesses in Small Coins, Shocks Community

Just a few hours ago, a link to a website appeared on Reddit that shows roughly what it would cost to perform a 1-hour 51% attack on various proof-of-work cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. The site also lists a number...

/ May 29, 2018 / 0 Comments
ZK-Snarks Guide

What is zk-SNARKs? An Introduction to this Privacy Protocol

In the blockchain world, privacy is becoming increasingly more important. When someone tells you that bitcoin is anonymous, this is an inherently false claim. This is because blockchains are by their very nature fully open and transparent. So while each...

/ January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments
ZCash Mining Guide

How to Mine ZCash: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Zcash is an open source cryptocurrency that focuses on the privacy element. This cryptocurrency is mineable utilizing the CPU, and/or GPU. It is a popular currency to mine with nVidia GPU's as the algorithm hashes better on these GPU's vs....

/ January 9, 2018 / 6 Comments
Zcash backdoor

Beginner’s Guide to Zcash: Anonymous Privacy Coin

While the majority of cryptocurrencies show your complete payment history on a public ledger, Zcash aims to deliver privacy to users. This is the very first permission-less and open cryptocurrency that can completely protect transactional privacy via zero-knowledge cryptography. Zcash...

/ November 20, 2017 / 0 Comments