Zcash zec

+ 2.76 % $ 56.09
$54 24H Range $56.26
Market Data
Price $ 56.09
Volume $ 41,163,250.00
Volume / Market Cap 0.0569
Supply
Circulating Supply 12,879,222.98
Total Supply 21,000,000.00
Max Supply 21,000,000.00
Valuation
Market Cap $ 722,819,275.00
Fully diluted market cap $ 1,178,580,788.00
Zcash is a decentralized and open-source cryptocurrency that offers privacy and selective transparency of transactions. Zcash payments are published on a public blockchain, but the sender, recipient, and amount of a transaction remain private. Zcash is based on peer-reviewed cryptographic research, and built by a security-specialized engineering team on an open source platform based on Bitcoin Core's battle-tested codebase. Our improvement over Bitcoin is the addition of privacy. Zcash uses advanced cryptographic techniques, namely zero-knowledge proofs, to guarantee the validity of transactions without revealing additional information about them. How Zcash works Zcash encrypts the contents of shielded transactions. Since the payment information is encrypted, the protocol uses a novel cryptographic method to verify their validity. Zcash uses a zero-knowledge proof construction called a zk-SNARK, developed by our team of experienced cryptographers based on recent breakthroughs in cryptography. These constructions allow the network to maintain a secure ledger of balances without disclosing the parties or amounts involved. Instead of publicly demonstrating spend-authority and transaction values, the transaction metadata is encrypted and zk-SNARKs are used to prove that nobody is cheating or stealing. Zcash also enables users to send public payments which work similarly to Bitcoin. With the support for both shielded and transparent addresses, users can choose to send Zcash privately or publicly. Zcash payments sent from a shielded address to a transparent address reveal the received balance, while payments from a transparent address to a shielded address protect the receiving value. Check out CoinBureau for guide on What is ZCash.
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News about Zcash
Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin Expects Dogecoin, Zcash To Switch To PoS
bitcoinist.com • 9 days ago
Vitalik Hopes Dogecoin ($DOGE) and Zcash ($ZEC) Will Also Move to PoS Consensus
cryptoglobe.com • 9 days ago
Ethereum Cofounder Vitalik Buterin Wants Dogecoin, Zcash to Move to Proof-of-Stake
beincrypto.com • 9 days ago
Vitalik Buterin expects Zcash and Dogecoin to migrate to proof-of-stake model
theblock.co • 10 days ago
Zcash Sheds 14% Last Week, But Analysis Reveals Buying Opportunity
newsbtc.com • 16 days ago
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