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IOTA Foundation and TradeMark East Africa partner up to improve infrastructure and trade through technology

A strategic partnershipTradeMark East Africa (TMEA) is one of the most respected organizations in the region and well-known globally for its work on improving livelihoods through improved trade conditions. TMEA’s track record is impressive across the more than eight countries it operates in and includes programmes across the spectrum from infrastructure development such as roads and border posts; to upgrading government agencies’ systems and processes; and improving the regulatory environment. (Learn more:…

IOTA Newsletter #18 — Trinity, Tangle EE, Coordicide Alphanet Release & Chrysalis

Are you already subscribed? Continue getting our latest updates directly in your inbox! To comply with GDPR, we ask you to simply check the latest newsletter we sent to your email and click on the link received! Trinity IncidentTrinity is a software wallet for the IOTA digital asset that has been developed for desktop and mobile operating systems. Managed by the IOTA Foundation, this open-source software project enables the user to manage their tokens over the IOTA network. On February 12, 2020 the Trinity Wallet was…

Protecting User Tokens and Rebooting the Coordinator

Event Summary On February 12, 2020 the Trinity wallet was attacked via a third-party dependency from Moonpay, which resulted in the theft of around 8.55 Ti in IOTA tokens from a total of 50 user accounts. On the same day, the Coordinator was halted to protect Trinity users’ tokens and prevent further thefts. The IOTA Foundation built a new tool to allow users to protect their tokens by migrating to a new, safe account. The migration period (29th Feb — 7th March) is now over and the Coordinator has been resumed.We…

Proof of Existence Invoice Demonstrator

Creating an invoice and securing it via the IOTA DLTWith the shelli.io invoice generator, we are showing a very simplified concept of how an invoice can be generated and merged with a DLT network (IOTA of course). Privacy first This application runs completely in your web browser and shelli gets no data. So it can be used offline and is fully GDPR compliant! Invoice authenticator The invoice generator can confirm the authenticity of any invoice created with it. On creation, it generates a Hash from the Invoice and…

meta-iota — IOTA Ecosystem Development Fund —Final Report

This is the second and final Milestone Report of the meta-iota OpenEmbedded layer for the IOTA Foundation’s Ecosystem Development Fund.You can read the first Milestone Report to find out what has been done previously. An introduction to the project is also available on my first post: IOTA cIRI on a BeagleBone Black with Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded. There, I explain what the Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded are, and explain a bit the context behind the idea of creating the meta-iota OpenEmbedded layer.In a nutshell,…

honeycombOS v0.1.1 on the ROCK64, GoShimmer and Coordicide

As already introduced in a previous article, honeycombOS is an Embedded Linux Distribution tailored for IOTA nodes, clients and Tangle related tools. It is is part of my work on meta-iota, supported by the IOTA Ecosystem Development Fund.I’m happy to announce the release of honeycombOS v0.1.1! Amongst the new features we can list:New utility packages installed by default: screen, tmux,cron, man, htop. Python support packages installed by default: pip , setuptools . Now Python (2 and 3) packages can be installed…

Seed Migration Tool Now Available

Trinity Seed Migration Tool Now AvailableIf you used Trinity from December 17, 2019 to February 17, 2020, your tokens might be at risk and you need to take action to prevent theft.Summary: Trinity is a software wallet for the IOTA digital asset that has been developed for desktop and mobile operating systems. Managed by the IOTA Foundation, this open-source software project enables the user to manage their tokens over the IOTA network. On February 12, 2020 the Trinity Wallet was attacked via a third-party dependency…

Welcome Daniel Thompson-Yvetot to the IOTA Foundation

Daniel is joining IOTA as a Senior Architect in the Engineering team. In this role, Daniel will focus on hardening the security posture of the IOTA ecosystem and designing the next generation of wallets.Daniel lives in Normandy, France and has been working with computers since 1984. A digital native, who graduated from Bauhaus-University Weimar in 2004, Daniel received his training in design, engineering, communication, electronics and computer science. Today, this Bauhäusler approaches the complexities of the digital…

Trinity Attack Incident Part 3: Key Learnings & Takeaways

Summary: Trinity is a software wallet for the IOTA digital asset that has been developed for desktop and mobile operating systems. Managed by the IOTA Foundation, this open-source software project enables the user to manage their tokens over the IOTA network. On February 12, 2020 the Trinity Wallet was attacked via a third-party dependency from Moonpay, which resulted in the theft of around 8.55 Ti in IOTA tokens.This blog post is divided into a 3 part series:Part 1 summarizes the series of events that led to the…

Trinity Attack Incident Part 2: Trinity Seed Migration Plan

Summary: Trinity is a software wallet for the IOTA digital asset that has been developed for desktop and mobile operating systems. Managed by the IOTA Foundation, this open-source software project enables the user to manage their tokens over the IOTA network. On February 12, 2020 the Trinity Wallet was attacked via a third-party dependency from Moonpay, which resulted in the theft of around 8.55 Ti in IOTA tokens.This blog post is divided into a 3 part series:Part 1 summarizes the series of events that led to the…

Trinity Attack Incident Part 1: Summary and next steps

Summary: Trinity is a software wallet for the IOTA digital asset that has been developed for desktop and mobile operating systems. Managed by the IOTA Foundation, this open-source software project enables the user to manage their tokens over the IOTA network. On February 12, 2020 the Trinity Wallet was attacked via a third-party dependency from Moonpay, which resulted in the theft of around 8.55 Ti in IOTA tokens.This blog post is divided into a 3 part series:Part 1 summarizes the series of events that led to the…

More and more patents with IOTA protocol

77% more patents around the IOTA protocol in the last 365 daysIOTA and its decentralized protocol provide for numerous inventions. Well-known companies increasingly apply for IOTA patents. The new decade is completely dominated by the digital transformation. Many industrial processes, developments and projects focus on solutions around Blockchain and DLT. At the forefront is IOTA, the backbone of IoT and a beacon of hope for payment systems and communication models between machines.The acyclic graph of IOTA and the…

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