Security Risks in Zero Knowledge Proof Cryptocurrencies

academic talk @ zoom, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Speaker: Zhiniang Peng, Qihoo 360 Core Security



Zero knowledge proof (ZKP) is a security mechanism widely used in blockchains, e.g., Ethereum, Monero and Zcash. However, few attentions have been paid on its security and privacy issues. In this talk, the speaker will share some recent incidents and vulnerabilities in ZKP implementations.


Dr. Zhiniang Peng is a senior security researcher at Qihoo 360 Core Security. His research focus lies in crypto, software security and threat analysis. He has found dozens of critical security vulnerabilities in modern systems, and developed several products for protecting data security.