EC-Schnorr

Cryptography

EC-Schnorr, as the name suggests, is a Schnorr-type digital signature scheme over elliptic curve, it’s ECDSA’s little sister and Schnorr’s big brother with multiple implementations out there: maybe most widely deployed being EdDSA (used in Monero) or the upcoming MuSig implementation in Bitcoin. [Read More]

Bitcoin transaction

Crypto

The hard way - Bitcoin: Transaction This is Part 2 of ‘The hard way - Bitcoin’ series and I will start with ‘the easy way’ section first because even this gets a bit complex, then will continue with the hard stuff, crafting a Bitcoin transaction from scratch using basic math and cryptography. [Read More]