Explaining SNARKs Part I: Homomorphic Hidings

Constructions of zk-SNARKs involve a careful combination of several ingredients; fully understanding how these ingredients all work together can take […]

Explaining SNARKs Part I: Homomorphic Hidings

A Shielded Ecosystem

In Zcash, users have the option to employ transparent or shielded addresses for sending, receiving and storing their ZEC. While […]

A Shielded Ecosystem

Lessons From The History Of Attacks On Secure Hash Functions

This document is a work-in-progress. Please contact the author if you see errors or omissions. Summary Most of the secure […]

Lessons From The History Of Attacks On Secure Hash Functions

History of Hash Function Attacks

The SHA-1 hash function, which has long been considered insecure, is now officially broken as of yesterday. Given the renewed […]

History of Hash Function Attacks

The Near Future of Zcash

Our Mission is to make Zcash the premier platform for commerce — secure, borderless, and available equally to every person […]

The Near Future of Zcash

New Release: 1.0.6

Today we’re announcing the release of Zcash 1.0.6. This release focuses on improving functionality and usability of low-level interfaces used […]

New Release: 1.0.6