Welcome to zkMesh - a monthly newsletter focused on decentralised privacy-preserving technologies, privacy protocol development and zero knowledge systems research.
We cover the latest research, useful articles, videos, podcasts, tweets, tools, and project updates.
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Aggregatable Subvector Commitments for Stateless Cryptocurrencies by Alin Tomescu, Ittai Abraham, Vitalik Buterin, Justin Drake, Dankrad Feist, Dmitry Khovratovich
The Halo Effect by Ariel Gabizon
SuperMarlin: Adding Transparency to Marlin using 1k lines of code by Omer Shlomovits
Improving Stealth Addresses by Vitalik Buterin
Promixity Gaps for Reed-Solomon Codes by Eli Ben-Sasson, Dan Carmon, Yuval Ishai, Swastik Kopparty, Shubhangi Saraf Eli Ben-Sasson
BLS12 Curve over a Halo cycle by Daira Hopwood
Blockchain is Watching You: Profiling and Deanonymizing Ethereum Users by Ferenc Béres, István András Seres, András A. Benczúr, Mikerah Quintyne-Collins
Reinventing Vulnerability Disclosure using Zero-knowledge Proofs as part of the DARPA program Securing Information for Encrypted Verification and Evaluation (SIEVE) on the Trail of Bits Blog
Ethereum’s coin mixing service Tornado Cash is now permissionless - as per this Coindesk article
Deep FRI Dive - STARK @ Home Part VI with Eli Ben-Sasson (Starkware)
The Cambrian Explosion of Crypto Proofs with Eli Ben-Sasson (Starkware)
Exploring Tezos & their recent Sapling integration on zkPodcast
Proof of Necessary Work with Akis Kattis (NYU) on zkPodcast
Minimum Anti-Collusion Infrastructure (MACI)Tutorial with Wei Jie Koh (EF)
Blockchain Privacy in a TweetShell
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