The OSTIF and QuarksLab Audit of Monero Bulletproofs is Complete - Critical Bug Patched
The quick and dirty:
The Open Source Technology Improvement Fund, Monero Research Lab, QuarksLab, and the Monero community have come together to sponsor in-depth research looking into Monero Bulletproofs. The audit was funded by Monero community donations, with coordination and exchange support
We have completed the security review of the new Pseudorandom Number Generator (PRNG) for OpenSSL 1.1.1.
This security review was sponsored by Private Internet Access, ExpressVPN, DuckDuckGo, OpenVPN, and the privacy community.
Random number generation is a crucial component in all cryptography, because the randomness of numbers is the mechanism that makes secret numbers hard to
OSTIF is proud to announce that we have come to an agreement to fully fund an audit of VeraCrypt. Using funds that were donated by DuckDuckGo and VikingVPN, we plan to hire QuarksLab to go over the code and search for vulnerabilities and backdoors.
VeraCrypt is a crucial piece of open-source software that can encrypt