Ethereum’s Security Experiences Deja Vu

Deja Vu Security, a Seattle based company has published a recently concluded case study on Ethereum Network. Ethereum had entrusted the company involved in information security research and consulting to conduct a security assessment for their platform. In a press release, Deja Vu Security has published an overview – case study of the different reviews conducted by the company on Ethereum platform.

The main reason for conducting security analysis of Ethereum was to ensure the users about the platform’s security and to test the underlying system used to track smart contracts and other digital assets.

Deja Vu conducted multiple security assessments which included design review, protocol review and quasi-Turing -complete virtual machine of clients and other tests. The company used Peach Fuzzer platform for testing the parameters.

Deja Vu Security was responsible for conducting design review, Solution review, Protocol, P2P and Network Review, Code review and Fuzz testing. As part of the design review, the Ethereum virtual machine accessible by clients was reviewed along with integrity test of all the components of Ethereum network. The solution review was focused more on the incorrect usage of encryption protocols and cryptographic components associated with Ethereum.

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