Tag: Transaction Privacy

MIT Review Acclaims zk-SNARKs, but zk-STARKs May Steal the Show

As much as we love the convenience of the internet, our privacy is at great risk whenever we go on social media, check our credit reports, grab a ride, or simply log into a fitness app. Our need to protect our information encompasses much more than financial transactions with a few cryptocurrencies. In the United States alone, the staggering number of data breaches shows the need for a better privacy solution, and zk-SNARKs or zk-STARKs are …
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Monero Research Lab Unveils Subaddresses for Additional Transaction Privacy

The Monero developers and the community continue to make major strides. According to a new whitepaper issued by the Monero Research Lab, subaddresses will be coming to this ecosystem pretty soon. It is an interesting venture, to say the least, as it will allow for the extension of wallet addresses. There are some clear benefits to using subaddresses, and it doesn’t appear this functionality is present in any other cryptocurrency …
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