JP Aumasson

JP Aumasson

Sep
06
Ethereum's Merge is not the end of the road

Ethereum's Merge is not the end of the road

There is no such thing as "Ethereum 2.0" anymore, instead the Ethereum transformation was split in two upgrade projects: NOW: "The Merge", or the change from a proof of work-based consensus protocol to a proof of stake-based one.
5 min read
Aug
25
Detecting timing leaks in software, the easy way

Detecting timing leaks in software, the easy way

What are timing attacks? How to write code free of timing leaks vulnerabilities? How to use the verification tools dudect and TIMECOP? Some answers in this post, a joint work by JP Aumasson (Taurus CSO) and Tamine Kaourintin (Taurus summer intern).
13 min read
Nov
11
Zero-Knowledge Proofs and Private On-Chain Applications

Zero-Knowledge Proofs and Private On-Chain Applications

At Taurus we do not passively “monitor trends”, we participate in them: since two years we’ve been studying zero-knowledge
3 min read
Sep
27
Ethereum Security Review

Ethereum Security Review

The Ethereum Foundation selected Taurus to lead a security review of beacon clients (Lighthouse, Nimbus, Prysm, Teku), a joint project with TomskUni & UCL. Today we publish our full report, disclosing 35 security issues and improvement proposals
1 min read
Jul
12
Taurus Releases the First Open-Source Implementation of MPC-CMP

Taurus Releases the First Open-Source Implementation of MPC-CMP

Today Taurus is releasing [https://github.com/taurusgroup/cmp-ecdsa] the world's first implementation of the state-of-the-art cryptographic protocol known as
1 min read