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Is a memorable sentence a safe IOTA seed?

Here’s one which I get asked more regularly, and there’s plenty of nonsense ‘wisdom’ about any of it out there, therefore i am carrying out the calculations for you personally.Here may be the initial hurdle for anyone attempting a seed: you will have to transform the seed into an tackle in order to check if the deal with was ever used, that is a time-consuming process which involves hashing the seed 730 times. Which makes brute force assaults on a seed very slower. Let’s state you can do this technique in 1 millisecond.…

About Smart Contracts in IOTA

Smart Contracts certainly are a hot topic for several Distributed Ledger Technologies.Naturally, the wider IOTA community provides been discussing IOTA’s roadmap regarding their availability a lot. Actually, it is among those queries, you repeatedly hear people talk about on ask-me-anything periods with the IOTA founders.Allow’s be clear: Around this writing, IOTA will not “natively” assistance smart contracts. The IOTA Basis has publicly stated, that clever contracts will not be an attribute of the IOTA core but…

Help! My IOTA balance is zero!

(Steps to help you find your balance after a snapshot) This is the latest incarnation of an article I wrote around the time of the October 2017 snapshot. I had been helping so many people find their balance again that I decided that my time would be better spent writing the process down for people to follow as a step by step guide that I could refer them to. First of all, don’t panic, your iotas are most likely perfectly safe. Second, no matter who or what, *never* give your seed to anyone. Especially not if they say they…

IOTA vs DCI, or how an innocent hash collision became a huge ego collision

#cryptoanalyst This article describes my view on the IOTA vs DCI situation and explores why I would happily use Curl to secure IOTA. Having read the leaked emails between IOTA and DCI entirely it seems very clear to me that DCI crossed the line of objectivity so far that it isn’t even funny any more. Conflict of interest is dripping from a lot of the emails and responses. Yes, I am an IOTA aficionado, but even more so I am a developer. And a developer wants to see the truth and proof of claims that are being made. I…

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