This Week in Custody #37
This Week in Custody is a newsletter covering technical and narrative developments in digital asset custody written for wallet engineers, digital asset operators, and security engineers.
It’s been a busy 2 weeks so I haven’t made time to compile this newsletter. But we’re back to sending these out on weekly cadence!🤞
Last Week’s Most Clicked
A LN node running on a cloud hosting provider gets compromised.
MPC wallets vs smart contract wallets Twitter thread.
Prime Trust raises $100 million to add staking and IRA accounts.
BitGo launches NFT custody.
Citibank partners with Metaco for custody of tokenized securities.
Anchorage doubles down on its exchange network.
Binance halts Bitcoin withdrawals because they were not able to implement Replace-By-Fee or Child-Pays-For-Parent for their wallet operations.
Trail of Bits releases a report on the decentralization metric of blockchains.
Taproot Demo from BitMEX.
Taro presentation from Bitcoin Miami conference.
Lots of videos from the bitcoin++ Conference:
Ethereum’s wallet listing website page is getting an upgrade. There is a call out for various wallets to help contribute their latest information.
Signing and verification tool for EIP-721 and EIP-1271 signatures.
SlowMist discloses a clickjacking vulnerability in MetaMask.
Deprecating Kiln, Rinkeby and Ropsten testnets.
Ethereum’s Gray Glacier upgrade.
OpenSea migrates to SeaPort.
MoNet: A Fast Payment Channel Network for Scriptless Cryptocurrency Monero
The tbd team at Block announces Web5.
Robinhood adds Solana send and receive.
Solana Labs is planning to build a phone.
Some Korean exchanges delist Litecoin because of its MimbleWimble extension block upgrade. Apparently this new upgrade causes conflict with local regulations.
In a moment of weakness, Solend freezes a user’s assets.
dYdX builds on Tendermint.
Informal Systems develops a multi-signature tool for Tendermint/cosmos-sdk based chains.
a16z publishes zkDocs to demonstrate zero knowledge proofs in information attestation and verification.
Elliptic curve animations.
BitGo has a write-up on TSS.
REPL environment for ZK circuits by OxPARC.
And a great explanation from Cloudflare.
Securing Rust’s supply chain with cargo vet.
Trail of Bits launches a podcast.
[LND] lnd v0.15.0-beta
[Go Ethereum] Camaron (v1.10.19)
[Solana] Mainnet - v1.10.27
[Cosmos SDK] v0.45.5
[Go Algorand] Algorand 3.7.2
Have a great week!