April 15, 2021
by Reuben Yap
This is a mandatory update. Please update before 22 April.
April 10, 2021
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Aaron Feickert will be joining the Firo research team.
January 28, 2021
January 06, 2021
November 30, 2020
Our rebrand is complete.
November 12, 2020
by Noah Pierau
To give you an idea of what’s happening behind the scenes, here is an overview that the Firo development team has shared
October 30, 2020
by Firo Team
Zcoin is the first project to launch on Stakehound's liquidity bridge to DeFi ecosystem on Ethereum
October 27, 2020
Zcoin is rebranding to Firo
Zcoin has rebranded to Firo. Welcome to our new site! We invite everyone to join us in our rebirth. To the future!
October 20, 2020
by Michael Bernhardt
We are happy to open our Lelantus testnet to the public!
September 05, 2020
Zcoin is undergoing its first block halving on block 302438 (approximately 15 September 2020) as planned.
September 02, 2020
We are proud to announce Zcoin’s partnership with Stakehound to unlock liquidity of Znodes and bridge them into DeFi
August 13, 2020
We are pleased to share the results of the Lelantus cryptographic library audit by Trail of Bits
August 04, 2020
We welcome two new developers to the team
June 18, 2020
This supplements our Zcoin Crowdfunding System that is used to fund specific tasks and even third party development
June 11, 2020
With this step, we foresee a big increase in take-up rate of anonymized funds
June 09, 2020
We have significantly updated our Lelantus academic paper to contain security proofs for all cryptographic primitives
June 08, 2020
This is a mandatory upgrade and a major release
May 26, 2020
As we near the release of deterministic Znodes and LLMQ support that comes together with a Bitcoin core upgrade, we wish to prepare Zcoin users and Znode owners on what to expect
May 04, 2020
We are pleased to announce the division of Zcoin’s block reward for the next 4 years, which will take effect upon the upcoming halving in September 2020
April 16, 2020
We are proud to publish from Zcoin’s research labs a new paper on hierarchical one-out-of-many proofs (HOOOMP) which improves proving time by an order of magnitude
March 06, 2020
We are happy to lay out Zcoin’s plans for the year of 2020 and beyond
January 21, 2020
As we enter 2020 and an exciting time in the cryptosphere, we wish to look back on what we have achieved
November 18, 2019
We are happy to launch a beta release of our new wallet interface
October 03, 2019
Direct anonymous payments which hide sender, recipient and value; only showing that a valid transaction has happened is the holy grail of privacy.
July 30, 2019
We are proud to announce that Zcoin’s Sigma privacy protocol is now live!
July 10, 2019
We are proud to finally release Zcoin 13.8.2 which will activate our Sigma privacy protocol
April 14, 2019
We are proud to present Lelantus; the result of Firo's research with our cryptography advisor, Aram Jivanyan, with the assistance of Martun Karapetyan and Levon Petrosyan.
March 20, 2019
Sigma is Zcoin’s upcoming replacement to Zerocoin
December 05, 2018
by Sebastian M.
October 24, 2018
Today we are announcing the release of MTP, our new Proof-of-Work algorithm
July 15, 2018
We are happy to announce the official Firo vulnerability bounty program to encourage the developer/researcher community to review and contribute to our code.
June 28, 2018
July 21, 2017
April 21, 2017
Solving the trustless setup problem through the use of the Sigma protocol
December 27, 2016
MTP was created as a way to remedy the disparity between ordinary users and adversaries/cheaters