Browsing: Privacy & Security

Given the recent revelations about how much data is being tracked and watched by large corporations and governments, people have become increasingly cautious about what information they share. One obvious example of this is sharing credit card details over the internet to buy something. Although we have technology like SSL to secure our browser connections, the data is often retained by the seller and can end up in the hands of hackers who steal it from unsecured databases. The solution to this is to reveal less information and ensure that it is encrypted when you do. Building an improved web atop the latest cryptographic technologies will help ensure us users of the internet are able to keep personal details personal. This section contains the latest news & information about the hot topic of privacy & security that is sure to be part of the web3 experience.

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A-Z: What is a Hash Function?

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A hash function is used to encrypt and secure various pieces of digital information and return a hash value. Cryptographic hashes are often used by cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin. Learn about what they are & how they work here!

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ZCash: Blockchain Token – What is it?

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Zcash is a blockchain with privacy. They include features for selective transparency, keeping transactions public, but information about those transactions (like the sender and recipient) private.

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WTF is… MyCrypto?

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We checked in with MyCrypto to see how the various developments and improvements are coming since their fork from MyEtherWallet in February of 2018. The added features are pretty sweet!

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