Episode 122: ZKPs, Audits & Security with Benjamin Perez from Trail of Bits

In this week's episode, we chat with Benjamin Perez from Trail of Bits about zero knowledge proof systems and security. We touch on the evolution of the crypto tech auditing business, the new challenges that emerge in zero knowledge proof systems regarding security, some of the recent bugs and vulnerabilities found in zkp systems and more!

Here is our previous episode on this topic with JP of Trail of Bits

Here is some background on the zkp vulnerabilities mentioned.
An Empirical Analysis of Anonymity in Zcash
Remote Side-Channel Attacks on Anonymous Transactions


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No full episode this week, but we just wanted to let you know about the new zeroknowledge.fm website. Finally, we have a site that brings together all the different parts of the ZK Community: podcast episodes, upcoming and past events, blog, social channels and more.

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