The Auro Wallet Extension aims to provide a more convenient way for users to participate in the Mina Network through secure local account storage, management of Mina assets, convenient and simplified staking, user-owned private keys, and a user-friendly interface.
An Aleo setup consists of coordinator and participant roles. The coordinator initializes the setup, verifies contributions, and moves the protocol forward while the participants download the previous contribution, contribute, and upload their contributions.
In an effort to support privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) that face significant resource constraints, Least Authority is excited to announce that we are offering pro bono security consulting services to selected qualifying projects. The initiative is open to open source and non-profit PETs that are aligned with Least Authority’s mission to “advance digital security and preserve privacy as a fundamental human right”. The deadline for the initial application round is September 30, 2021.
In partnership with the Stacks Foundation, Least Authority is conducting an internal training in the Clarity smart contract language, as part of our effort to expand our knowledge and capacity to provide our security consulting services to the Stacks ecosystem. We hope to conduct similar training initiatives in the future for new technologies and languages, which will better enable us to serve a broad variety of emerging ecosystems.
By Maximilian Zinkus, Tushar M. Jois, and Matthew Green (2021) “In this work we present definitive evidence, analysis, and (where needed) speculation to answer the questions, (1) “Which concrete security measures in mobile devices meaningfully prevent unauthorized access to user data?” (2) “In what ways are modern mobile devices accessed by unauthorized parties?” and finally, (3) “How can we improve modern mobile devices to prevent unauthorized access?”” Read paper here.
Similar to a book club, our “Paper Club” is a periodic meeting where we discuss a paper as a team. Sometimes it's a new paper, sometimes an older one.
New Job Openings
Project Manager - Security Consulting
We are looking for a Project Manager to help us with the effective management of our security consulting projects. This role provides key support to our security consulting team and our clients by delivering quality and value with our work. This position can be part-time or full-time based on your interests and our needs for your individual skill set.
As firm believers in protection of our users' privacy, we offer PrivateStorage as a private, secure and end-to-end encrypted solution that aims to minimize the collection of any data related to its users. PrivateStorage implements privacy and security by design, not by policy. We cannot see your data when it is stored by us.