Tag: ZK-snark

Horizen Review Cover

Horizen Review: Complete Overview of the ZEN Privacy Crypto

There are a lot of privacy coins currently on the market. All offering unique and supposedly revolutionary technology. Horizen (ZEN) is one of those. This fork-of-a-fork cryptocurrency used to be called Zencash until a rebranding in 2018. However, this was...

/ January 10, 2020
Applications of Zero Knowledge Proofs

3 Real World Applications of Zero Knowledge Proofs

Applying cutting-edge technology can be extremely challenging, especially when the technology itself is not trivial to explain. It is also much harder to raise awareness for technology that is extremely complex and highly theoretical. And, in order for the adoption...

/ October 25, 2018
ZCash Sapling Update

ZCash Sapling Upgrade: Everything You Need to Know

Sapling is one of the most exciting upgrades to the ZCash protocol to date. Set to occur in late October of 2018, Sapling will introduce a number of improvements to the process by which shielded transactions operate. It is slated...

/ October 13, 2018
What is ZCash

What is ZCash? Complete Beginners Guide to ZEC

What is ZCash exactly? You will probably have heard a great deal about the cryptocurrency and its supposed privacy benefits. However, when you dug deeper into the technology, you were greeted with a whole host of complicated concepts. This is...

/ September 29, 2018
ZenCash (ZEN) Review

ZenCash (ZEN) Review: The Complete Beginners Guide

ZenCash is a relatively new privacy coin that is garnering a great deal of attention lately. It also comes at a time when a privacy concious cryptocurrencies are all the rage. We have seen a number of other coins being...

/ May 9, 2018
Zero Knowledge Proofs Explained

Zero Knowledge Proofs & zkSNARKs: Beginners Guide

Zero-knowledge proofs are cryptographic alchemy whose value lies in their seemingly paradoxical property of proving a statement without revealing anything about it. In a manner of speaking, a verifier given a zero-knowledge proof is supposed to be told by God...

/ March 13, 2018
DeepOnion Review Tor Privacy Coin

DeepOnion: Review of the Latest Privacy Coin Integrated with Tor

For those users who are particularly concerned about online privacy, traditional cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are gaining too much scrutiny. DeepOnion is one of a range of privacy concious cryptocurrencies that aims to empower users who do not want their...

/ February 9, 2018
The Case for Privacy Coins

Could Monero Ever Challenge Bitcoin? The Case for Privacy Coins

When Bitcoin was first envisioned and developed by Satoshi Nakamoto, the goal was to create a truly decentralised, anonymous and secure digital currency. The anonymity point was a strong one as people valued privacy. Due to the fact that Bitcoin...

/ January 16, 2018
ZSL Implementation Quorum

JPMorgan’s Quorum Blockchain Integrates ZK-Snark Technology

The team at Zcash, the privacy focused cryptocurrency have announced that they have successfully integrated their zero-knowledge security layer (ZSL) into JP Morgan’s enterprise blockchain, Quorum. ZCash was the first cryptocurrency to make use of privacy enhancing technology called zk-snarks....

/ October 18, 2017
Zcash closer to zk-stark

How Could ZK-Starks make ZCash Truly Private

Many Cryptographers are in search of the Holy Grail of privacy. They are looking for a method of sending crypto currency that is truly private and trust less. This is of course easier said than done. There are two competing...

/ October 2, 2017