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Trading cryptocurrency without trusted third-parties (part I)

The collapse of Mt. Gox in 2014 and its aftermath has inspired a healthy dose of skepticism towards storing cryptocurrency with online services. It has also inspired the search for decentralized exchange models where the functionality provided by MtGox can be realized without a single point-of-failure where all risk is concentrated. 2,240 more words


Crypto 101: Public key crypto

This post will cover the definitions of encryption schemes Diffie-Hellman, Textbook RSA, RSA-OAEP, and ElGamal. 913 more words


Last Day Of Nerd Class!!

Yeah!!  Today is the last day of nerd class!!  I am celebrating by drinking a vodka and grapefruit juice during class.  Does that seem like a good idea?   119 more words


Crypto 101: IND-CPA and IND-CCA

This post will cover the definitions of IND-CPA and IND-CCA. 334 more words


Crypto 101: An Overview

This is an overview of “modern” (post-WW2) cryptography covering some properties and cryptographic primitives. Definitions and proofs omitted. 599 more words


Priorities clash over the call to encrypt the whole internet

Encryption isn’t just a nice-to-have for privacy-conscious web users – it’s essential to the growth of the online economy, and should be used across the entire internet as standard practice. 891 more words

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