Computer Sciences

Cryptography in the blockchain era

The advent of blockchains has ignited much excitement, not only for their realization of novel financial instruments, but also for offering alternative solutions to classical problems in fault-tolerant distributed computing ...

Computer Sciences

New algorithm builds stronger and faster blockchains

A global team of researchers, including Monash University experts, has developed a new algorithm that will enable building more resilient, efficient, and faster blockchains.

Security

Blockchain blocks identity theft

Blockchain technology is perhaps best known for its role in digital, or crypto, currencies. However, it is simply an immutable, electronic ledger and so can have other applications such as the writing and signing of smart ...

Security

Using blockchain contracts to build botnets

Blockchain is a decentralized ledger technology that secures the integrity of transactions through digital signatures and will be familiar to anyone who has investigated digital or "crypto" currencies. The technology has ...

Internet

Through the metaverse, and what can be found there

The term "metaverse" has entered pop culture lexicon in recent years, largely due to Facebook, but the idea itself isn't new. Since the late 1970s and early 1980s, many of those in the technology community have imagined a ...

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