Zcash

Elliptic Follows Chainalysis in Adding Zcash to Monitoring Platform

Blockchain analysis company Elliptic has added two privacy coins to its monitoring platform. Announced Tuesday, the addition of zcash (ZEC) and horizen (ZEN) will provide exchanges and institutional investors insight into when a transaction trail ends so they can take additional due-diligence measures. Privacy is a core tenet of crypto, and firms looking to shine …

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Not So Private: 99% of Zcash and Dash Transactions Traceable, Says Chainalysis

Amid Youtube Censorship, Individuals Flock to Decentralized Video Sharing Apps Like Lbry.tv In mid-May, news.Bitcoin.com reported on one of our mining pool videos being censored and banned from the video-sharing platform Youtube. The report had shown how Youtube has been censoring videos for a long time now, and the CEO specifically told … read more. …

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Chainalysis Can Now Track Your ‘Privacy Coins’ Zcash & Dash

On June 8, Chainalysis announced support for privacy coins Zcash (ZEC) and Dash (DASH) making it easy for the law enforcement to track them. Calling Dash a privacy coin is a misnomer The company claims that it can trace the vast majority of Zcash and Dash transactions due to the fact that most users do …

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Zcash’s First Halving May Solve Its Inflation Problem

Mining reward halvings are a hot topic in the crypto markets, as they alter a cryptocurrency’s supply and often have a significant impact on prices.  Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency by market value, underwent its third halving on May 11, which reduced the reward per block mined to 6.25 bitcoin from 12.5. Bitcoin offshoots bitcoin cash …

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Developers of Ethereum Privacy Tool Tornado Cash Smash Their Keys

Ethereum’s premier coin mixing service is now permissionless. Tornado Cash, a privacy tool for obfuscating the history of Ether (ETH) transactions, completed a cryptographic process known as a trusted setup ceremony on May 10 followed by a contract update on Monday to create perpetually self-executing code. “With a record 1,114 contributions this was by far …

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Zcash Researchers Discover Criminals Are Laughably Unskilled at Using Crypto

A study by Rand Corporation unveiled that people using Zcash for illicit or criminal purposes in the dark web may not fully understand the underlying technology. According to the 65-page report published on May 7, the US-based think tank and government contractor highlighted that criminals have doubts regarding the anonymity offered by Zcash. The research …

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Blockchain Bites: Introducing the CoinDesk 50 and a Roadmap to Consensus: Distributed

Credit: Cavendish Design The CoinDesk 50Congratulations to the inaugural CoinDesk 50. This new list features the most important, innovative and viable projects in the crypto and blockchain industry. In just 11 years, cryptocurrency and its underlying technology has made serious in-roads, promising to reinvent how the world transacts, how the internet will function and how to …

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Guarda Wallet – Multi-Currency, Multiplatform Wallet With a Taste for Special Features

Guarda wallet has been around for almost three years – the cryptocurrency storage that started out as open-source single-currency wallets in the times of market needs has now turned into a flourishing ecosystem of products and crypto management services. Many novelties have been implemented during these times of productivity, but the main idea was kept …

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