In a world where personal data has become more or less a commodity, the potential advantages provided by zero-knowledge proofs are monumental. By combining them with blockchain technology, a powerful mix of immutability and security can be achieved.
The peculiarity of the enormous bids surrounding NFTs brings forward several questions about these digital assets. Is there a reason why people are willing to spend thousands of dollars worth of funds for them? What is the technology behind NFTs that ensures their originality? And most importantly, what security risks should I be aware of before I set out to purchase one? Understanding the answers to these common questions is becoming more and more essential as NFTs continue to be a valuable part of the spaces we operate in.
Over $720M worth of funds were stolen this month, illuminating a dangerous message about the security and reliability of these platforms- raising several questions. Is orchestrating an attack of this level really so easy? If I happen to be a daring individual with the right technical skills, can I too be the owner of millions of dollars worth of funds? And most importantly, what measures can other platforms take beforehand to ensure they and their users are safe from becoming the next target?