Bringing Halo 2 to Zcash
As the first implementation of Halo within Zcash, this would serve as a catalyst for Zcash user confidence and scalability, while making the protocol more attractive, faster and less expensive for others to build on.
Technical explainer: Halo on Zcash
The Halo 2 zero-knowledge proving system, invented and developed at Electric Coin Co. (ECC), eliminates the trusted setup, reducing the attack surface of the Zcash protocol and improving assurance about ZEC supply integrity.
Fuzzing Zcash with Kubernetes
Security is paramount to the success of Zcash and ECC, and as such, we invest significant resources into security.
New Release: 4.1.0
Migration to Clang and static libc++ zcashd now builds its C++ (and C) dependencies entirely with a pinned version of […]
Canopy security assessment complete
Electric Coin Co. once again engaged the cryptography group at NCC, this time to review our upcoming Canopy (NU4) network […]
New Release: 4.0.0
Network Upgrade 4: Canopy The 4.0.0 release supports the Canopy activation on mainnet, which will occur at a block height […]
Explaining Halo 2
Last year, our team announced a collection of discoveries and research milestones as part of our Scalability 2021 mission for […]
ECC releases code for Halo 2
Electric Coin Co. (ECC) today opened the source code we are developing for Halo 2, an updated, more efficient version […]
Luxor mines the first shielded coinbase
Luxor Mining Pool has mined the first Zcash block to a shielded coinbase at height #949496. Shielded coinbase was enabled […]
New Release 3.1.0
Network Upgrade 4: Canopy The code preparations for the Canopy network upgrade are finished and included in this release. The […]
Protect Privacy hackathon winners and recap
Gitcoin’s Protect Privacy Hackathon wrapped up last week, and the ECC team is so grateful to have been involved. The […]
Kubernetes and blockchains at ECC
Kubernetes is an open-source project designed to manage containerized workloads. Containerization is a software development approach that allows applications to […]