Dockerized Ethereum Private Testing Environment Compatible with MetaMask and Remix

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The purpose of this configuration is to generate a Docker environment of 2 nodes connected together running on Geth and monitor them using Ethstat (at localhost:3000). Then we can use MetaMask as well as Remix to connect to the first node (localhost:8545) to send simple transtractions, like sending Ether, or complex transactions like the creation or call of a smart contract.

Using the CardContact SmartCard USB HSM in an Ethereum PoA Chain

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After testing the performance of Ethereum using PoA, we tested the usability of the CardContact SmartCard-HSM USB token on an ethereum Proof of Authority network. The HSM allows to store and use multiple encryption keys, both RSA and Elliptic Curves (including secp256k1), for applications like issuing certificates as a CA, and with any application that […]

On Ethereum Performance Evaluation Using PoA

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Lately, there has been a lot of talk about permissioned blockchains, in which only certain entities have the authority to validate transactions and generate blocks. The use of these technologies is currently highly required by different companies, since it allows them to store data in a decentralized way and show complete transparency in all their […]

Dogethereum State

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Catalina Juarros – Ismael Bejarano – Pablo Yabo Overview The Dogethereum bridge project purports to solve a problem presented by the Dogecoin community in 2015 and for which Alex van de Sande started a bounty: to exchange Dogecoins and Ethereum ERC20 tokens back and forth on a one-to-one basis in a decentralized manner. Such an […]

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DMToken Security Audit V2 2019 Updated

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CoinFabrik has been hired to audit the DMToken smart contract. First of all, we will describe what is the analysis performed by our team. Next, we will provide a summary of our discoveries and we will detail all our findings. And at the end, we will express our opinion in the conclusion.
The contract audited is at address 0x2ccbff3a042c68716ed2a2cb0c544a9f1d1935e1. The contract was deployed at transaction 0x111287826ad158a7ae11a9893f03e9e8998ed7b2bac061c83bed7b68e1958a6d.

Some Insights into Cardano ´s Blockchain

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In this blog post, we present a high-level overview of the paper describing the Ouroboros Proof of Stake protocol implemented in Cardano´s blockchain. After the overview follow some comments about theoretical aspects of the protocol.
In general, Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus protocols elect the network nodes responsible to send the next block to the blockchain on the basis of the nodes’ amount of stake.