Vitalik Buterin divulges the ‘largest remaining challenge’ in Ethereum

    While the concept of stealth addresses appears complex in theory, Buterin previously described it as a “low-tech approach” compared to other Ethereum privacy solutions. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has shared a possible solution to what he describes as the “largest remaining challenge” on Ethereum — privacy. In a blog post on Jan. 20, Buterin acknowledged the need…

    MetaMask could collect user IP data

    ConsenSys, one of the firms behind the Ethereum Merge, revealed on Nov. 24 that it also collects user data related to its on-chain wallet service MetaMask. The firm said when using Infura as an RPC on MetaMask, a user’s IP address and wallet address information would be collected as well.   According to the new…

    Cryptocurrency’s transparency lays bare the risks of decentralized finance

    As blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies become more popular, they can help overcome financial bias, strengthen financial markets and enhance law enforcement, Bas Lemmens, SVP & GM International, Chainalysis, explains in an interview with ZAWYA. In the popular mind, the blockchain and cryptocurrencies are often linked with ransomware and money laundering. But according to Bas Lemmens,…

    Huobi delists Monero, Zcash and 5 more privacy coins due to regulatory concerns

    Crypto exchange Huobi Global said it will delist seven privacy tokens in the coming week, citing broader regulatory scrutiny of such tokens. The company claimed it is complying with regulations in different countries and regions. Privacy tokens lost 0.42% in 24 hours following the news. Spot and futures trading of the tokens was paused last…

    Privacy protocol Aztec reacts to FTX freezing user accounts

    FTX asks its users to refrain from using the Aztec mixing service in the future since doing so may jeopardize the FTX account. However, Aztec stated that it does not intend to sacrifice user privacy to prevent the illicit use of its service. According to reports by numerous FTX users, the cryptocurrency exchange advised users…

    Nym: On the Frontlines of Blockchain Privacy

    One unique blockchain business area, which rarely gets written about, is specialized security and privacy services. Among its most outstanding startups is Nym Technologies, whose developers claim that their network is superior to VPN and even Tor. Are they right? The race between “shields” and “swords” in cyberspace is everlasting. Back in 2017, when cryptocurrencies…