Tagged: Cryptography

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Cryptocurrency & Security: The Jackpot Question

From rag to riches, cryptocurrencies have something of the “Slumdog Millionaire” story, so here is one jackpot question for “Bitcoin Jamal”: Since the computational complexity of functions used in cryptocurrency systems is assumed (and...

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Cryptocurrencies – Anonymity Is Taken (Not Given)

The arrest of fellow citizen Gal Vallerius is all over the news in France. The case highlights the fallacy that cryptocurrencies enable criminal activities through providing anonymity – they don’t. Anonymity Is Like Power...

Bitcoin Solo Miner: The Odds in 2017

Years ago, I won a book as reward for completing a little challenge which consisted of solving the following problem: While driving, I came across a milestone that read a two-digit number ab. One...

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Two Decade Old Encryption Software

I wrote the original version of Krypto Zone back in 1999 – debugging C++ code on a shiny VC6 IDE through many sleepless nights. Good old days! Here is the official and final resting...