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Zcash (ZEC)

Zcash is an open cryptocurrency that can fully protect the privacy of transactions using zero-knowledge cryptography. Zcash is a decentralized and open-source Cryptocurrency​ that provides strong privacy protection. Zero-knowledge proofs allow fully encrypted transactions to be confirmed as valid. This new property will enable entire new classes of blockchain applications to be built. Shielded transactions hide the sender, recipient, and value on the Blockchain​. Zcash claims that "If Bitcoin is like Http​ for money, Zcash is HTTPS​- a secure transport layer", as Zcash protects the identity of users through Anonymization​. Bloomberg​ has praised the privacy that Zcash has been able to provide. The open nature of Bitcoin​ is seen by some as problematic. According to Tech Crunch​, when the ZCash blockchain is initially set up, it is possible for its originators to retain “secret keys” that would allow them to anonymously create and spend new counterfeit ZCash whenever they like. This is a perceived risk by some people

  • Ticker ZEC
  • Price $54.57
  • Marketcap $324,753,803
  • RSI Daily 74
  • %Change(24hr) 2.03%
  • Volume(24hr) $200,318,587
  • Circulating Supply 5,951,256
  • RSI Hourly 51
 
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1 week ago

Zcash Reveals Bug That Would Have Allowed Infinite Minting |

Twitter Facebook reddit Pinterest Hacker News LinkedIn Tumblr Google+ VKontakte Zcash, a prominent privacy coin, has published the details of a recent bug that would have allowed attackers to mint an…

2 weeks ago

$275 Million ZCash’s Fix of Deadly ‘Infinite Counterfeit’ Vulnerability Earns Praise from Edward Snowden

According to a disclosure made Tuesday by the development team behind ZCash, the most highly capitalized privacy-focused cryptocurrency (with a market cap in excess of $270M at the time of…

2 weeks ago

Infinite Token Printing Bug Fixed By Zcash Team … About 4 Months Ago

The counterfeiting vulnerability was initially discovered 11 months ago at the 2018 Financial Cryptography Conference. An official blog post written by Zcash marketing director Josh Swihart, director…

2 weeks ago

Zcash Bug Demonstrates the Difficulty of Auditing Complex Cryptocurrencies

A recent counterfeiting bug in Zcash demonstrates that the added functionality of so-called second generation blockchains comes at a price. The A recent counterfeiting bug in Zcash demonstrates that…

2 weeks ago

Zcash Discloses Inflation Bug That Could Have Created Infinite Tokens

Privacy-focussed cryptocurrency, Zcash, has disclosed an inflation bug, discovered 11 months ago, which affected its own and several other privacy-coins. Though the Zcash vulnerability has now been…

2 weeks ago

Zcash Team Reveals It Fixed a Catastrophic Coin Counterfeiting Bug

The company behind the privacy-minded cryptocurrency zcash has revealed that it fixed a catastrophic code bug last year that could have been used to print infinite coins. According to a report…

2 weeks ago

Why Edward Snowden Likes Zcash Despite the Controversial Founders’ Reward

Edward Snowden believes that the Zcash founders' reward allowed the team behind the project to patch a vulnerability discovered last year in just 11 months.

2 weeks ago

Zcash Vulnerability Permitting Infinite ZEC Counterfeiting Fixed and Disclosed

A vulnerability that could have permitted an attacker to coin infinite Zcash (ZEC) has been patched and disclosed by the company behind the coin, a post on the official Zcash blog states on Feb. 5.…

2 weeks ago

Zcash Vulnerability Permitting Infinite ZEC Counterfeiting Fixed and Disclosed

A vulnerability that could have permitted an attacker to coin infinite Zcash (ZEC) has been patched and disclosed by the company behind the coin, a post on the official Zcash blog states on Feb. 5.…

2 weeks ago

Zcash Team Reveals It Fixed a Catastrophic Coin Counterfeiting Bug

The company behind the privacy-minded cryptocurrency zcash said Tuesday that it moved last year to fix a catastrophic bug that could have been used to print infinite coins.

2 weeks ago

Zcash Vulnerability Permitting Infinite ZEC Counterfeiting Fixed and Disclosed

A vulnerability that could have permitted an attacker to coin infinite ZEC has been patched and disclosed by the company behind the coin.

2 weeks ago

Zcash Vulnerability Permitting Infinite ZEC Counterfeiting Fixed and Disclosed

A vulnerability that could have permitted an attacker to coin infinite ZEC has been patched and disclosed by the company behind the coin.

3 weeks ago

MKR, TRX, and ZEC Among Top Ten by Volume

Markets and Prices The first month of 2019 has seen a slight decline in 30-day trading volume across many leading markets. Bucking the trend, however, were ETH, LTC, MKR, TRX, and ZEC, all of which…

 
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