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This week’s selected Blockchain and Security Blockchain Vaccinating Ourselves From Local Courts Blockchain, Arbitration Chain Splits and Resolutions Blockchain Complexity and Strategy Software Development Why ICOs fail Blockchain

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20. Apr. 2017

Existing vulnerabilities in Proof-of-Work

There are vulnerabilities that exist in Bitcoin’s blockchain and the system that it uses to verify data integrity – Proof-of-Work(PoW). These range from minor ones, dealing with single transactions, or major ones, dealing with whole blocks. Race attack is one of the vulnerabilities that exists in Proof-of-Work and is the least threatening one. Finney attack refers to a vulnerability that…

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12. Apr. 2017

Blockchain and Security

Blockchain security is the holy trinity of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability(CIA), and the reason is that the technology offers unprecedented data integrity, rapid transfer speeds, anonymity, and all of this with 24/7 uptime. It provides these attributes through reliable protocols such as blind signatures, SHA-256 encryption, Merkle trees, etc. Blockchains are a nascent technology, and the years that will follow…

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12. Apr. 2017

This week’s selected Blockchain Solutions in the Financial Industry Blockchain Cryptocurrency with a Malicious Proof-of-Work Proof-off-Work Building secure file systems out of Byzantine storage Network File System Thoughts on the taxonomy of blockchains & distributed ledger technologies Blockchain A rift in the NTP world Network Time Protocol (NTP)

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08. Mar. 2017

This week’s selected Financial Services and Blockchain Industry Financial Services Google’s QUIC protocol: moving the web from TCP to UDP Protocols THE CORDA WAY OF THINKING Distributed Ledger DeepMind just published a mind blowing paper: PathNet Artificial Intelligence IPFS Protocol Network Spec or libp2p Protocol/Netwrok Real-time Collaborative Editor Algorithm based on Nakamoto Blockchains Consensus Protocol

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01. Mar. 2017

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