Security Announcement

A bug related to transaction priority handling may allow an attacker to crash Zcash nodes (Denial of Service) via a specially crafted transaction. A fix is implemented in zcashd release 1.0.8-1.
Please see the official announcement for more details and update your Zcash node to 1.0.8-1.


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What is Zcash?

A decentralized and open-source cryptocurrency

Shielded transactions hide the sender, recipient, and value on the blockchain

If Bitcoin is like http for money, Zcash is https—a secure transport layer

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Who is behind Zcash?

The scientists, advisors and engineers of ZECC developed and launched the Zcash protocol; this includes all of the authors of the Zerocash protocol, most of the creators of the Zerocoin protocol, and leading researchers of zk-SNARKs themselves.

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