How To Compromise Zcash And Take Over The World

Listen up, super-villains and laboratory mice! Outlined in this post is a masterplan for how to “take over the world!” — by compromising Zcash.1 Potential Consequences The potential consequences of compromising Zcash’s trusted setup range from the fairly benign (someone buys themselves a private island) to the cartoonishly evil. The worst-case scenario is literally people […]

The Zcash Catch

Also see our followup:  How To Compromise Zcash And Take Over The World As part of our work, we will sometimes put a new system under scrutiny in order to provide constructive feedback, and/or clear up a widespread misunderstanding that could lead to problems down the road (for example, see our series on Certificate Transparency). Today, […]