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Proving I Know Alice, Bob, Carol and Dave

We release too much of our information to others. Every time we enter our password into a system, we are revealing it for others to see. So, why can’t we just prove some knowledge of our secrets, in order that we know our secret? Well, this is the objective of Zero-Knowledge Proofs (ZKPs). With Interactive ZKPs, Alice sends a challenge to Bob, and Bob produces a ZKP for the secret. In a Non-interactive ZKP, Bob…

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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Professor Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. EU Citizen in heart. Living by the sea. Old World Breaker. New World Creator.

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