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How to Use DeFi Safely

With eye popping interest rates on lending platforms, it’s never been more tempting to put assets into some of the promising new #DeFi applications out there today. But is security an issue? Dr. Poming Lee, Security Engineer with Quantstamp, explains how to keep your funds safe when using DeFi.

Quantstamp Labs
October 4, 2019

What is a Re-Entrancy Attack?

Computer scientists say that a procedure is re-entrant if its execution can be interrupted in the middle, initiated over (re-entered), and both runs can complete without any errors in execution. In the context of Ethereum smart contracts, re-entrancy can lead to serious vulnerabilities.

Quantstamp Labs
August 19, 2019

Open Sourcing Our Bounty Protocol

We are open sourcing the code for our Bounty Protocol. A bounty protocol is a marketplace for developers to identify bugs in smart contracts that automation cannot detect. The Bounty Protocol has the potential to leverage software engineering talent from around the world to add an essential layer of infrastructure for blockchain security.

Quantstamp Labs
August 13, 2019

Economics of the Quantstamp Security Network

This post will explain the economics behind how the Quantstamp Security Network currently is designed so we can understand how node operators can earn QSP and how much smart contract scans cost for users. The two major influences to the economics of the Quantstamp Security Network are the price floor, and supply and demand.

Quantstamp Labs
July 11, 2019

The Quantstamp Security Network V2 is Now Live on Ethereum Mainnet

Our latest release features an enhanced user experience and is designed to allow individuals to run a node without needing to be whitelisted by Quantstamp.

Quantstamp Labs
June 20, 2019

What is a Smart Contract Audit?

Blockchain technology is promising to revolutionize entire industries, but hacks and exploits of popular blockchain applications threaten to undermine it before it even takes off. Isn’t blockchain supposed to be secure? It’s not that simple.

Quantstamp Labs
May 23, 2019