Multi-Party Computation

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2023 Should Be the Year of On-Chain User Security
If crypto does not get its house in order, regulators will do it for them.
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The "BitForge" vulnerabilities disclosed by Fireblocks would leave millions of dollars in crypto susceptible to theft if left unremedied. (Kevin Ku/Unsplash)
Fireblocks Discloses ‘Zero Day’ Vulnerabilities Impacting Leading MPC Wallets
It’s unlikely users were impacted by the vulnerabilities – collectively referred to as “BitForge” – but Fireblocks says they could’ve let hackers “drain funds from the wallets...
The "BitForge" vulnerabilities disclosed by Fireblocks would leave millions of dollars in crypto susceptible to theft if left unremedied. (Kevin Ku/Unsplash)

Giddy's founding team from left to right: David Bland, Adam Olsen, Eric Parker, David Hurst, Ethan Parker, Brendan Wanlass (Giddy)
Crypto Wallet Giddy Raises $6.9M in Funding to Further Self-Custody Adoption
Fortnite co-creator Geremy Mustard took part as a strategic investor in the round.
Giddy's founding team from left to right: David Bland, Adam Olsen, Eric Parker, David Hurst, Ethan Parker, Brendan Wanlass (Giddy)

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Liquid Exchange Attack: Can a Crypto Wallet Ever Be 100% Safe From Hacks?
Custody experts say Thursday’s attack could be related to an earlier Liquid hack last November. Is MPC really to blame?
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Fireblocks co-founders (left to right) Idan Ofrat, Michael Shaulov, Pavel Berengoltz
Crypto Custody Firm Fireblocks Raises $310M at $2B Valuation
“It was very important for us to show the customers that we have the balance sheet and valuation to stay independent.”
Fireblocks co-founders (left to right) Idan Ofrat, Michael Shaulov, Pavel Berengoltz

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Gemini Acquires Crypto Custody Firm Shard X
The deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions in the crypto custodian sector.
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This Crypto Custody Breakthrough Will Bring Banks Closer to Digital Assets
Shard X is claiming to be the first company to successfully run multi-party computation (MPC) on hardware security modules (HSMs).
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Coinbase Ventures Joins $23M Funding Round for Crypto Custody Firm
Curv, a company that provides increased secrecy when it comes to holding crypto assets, has closed a $23 million Series A funding round.
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Fidelity-Backed Fireblocks Opens Asia Offices to Pitch Crypto 'Hot Vault'
Fireblocks, a platform that secures digital assets in transit, is expanding in Asia with two new offices, one in Hong Kong, the other in Singapore.
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The Curv team, with CEO Itay Malinger at center right.
Custody Startup Curv Follows Crypto Demand Into Asia With New Hong Kong Office
Custody startup Curv has expanded into Asia with an office in Hong Kong and a partnership with Japan-based Crypto Garage, the companies announced Friday.
The Curv team, with CEO Itay Malinger at center right.