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Effective Cryptocurrency Regulation Through Blacklisting, PDF
Malte Möser, Arvind Narayanan
October 2019,
Formal Barriers to Longest-Chain Proof-of-Stake Protocols, PDF
Jonah Brown-Cohen, Arvind Narayanan, Alexandros Psomas, S Matthew Weinberg
ACM, June 2019, Page 459, Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on Economics and Computation


Estimating Profitability of Alternative Cryptocurrencies, PDF
Danny Yuxing Huan, Kirill Levchenko, Alex C. Snoeren
December 2018,
When the cookie meets the blockchain: Privacy risks of web payments via cryptocurrencies, PDF
Steven Goldfeder, Harry Kalodner, Dillon Reisman, Arvind Narayanan
Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies, Sciendo, October 2018,
Formal Barriers to Longest-Chain Proof-of-Stake Protocols, PDF
Jonah Brown-Cohen, Arvind Narayanan, Christos-Alexandros Psomas, S. Matthew Weinberg
September 2018,
Determining an optimal threshold on the online reserves of a bitcoin exchange, PDF
Samvit Jain*, Edward Felten and Steven Goldfeder
Journal of Cybersecurity, August 2018,
Tracking Ransomware End-to-end, PDF
Danny Yuxing Huang, Maxwell Matthaios Aliapoulios, Vector Guo Li, Luca Invernizzi, Elie Bursztein, Kylie McRoberts, Jonathan Levin, Kirill Levchenko, Alex C Snoeren, Damon McCoy
IEEE, May 2018, 2018 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP)
An Empirical Analysis of Traceability in the Monero Blockchain, PDF
Malte Möser, Kyle Soska, Ethan Heilman, Kevin Lee, Henry Heffan, Shashvat Srivastava, Kyle Hogan, Jason Hennessey, Andrew Miller, Arvind Narayanan, and Nicolas Christin
April 2018,


Escrow Protocols for Cryptocurrencies: How to Buy Physical Goods Using Bitcoin, PDF
Steven Goldfeder, Joseph Bonneau, Rosario Gennaro, Arvind Narayanan
Financial Cryptography and Data Security, December 2017,
Bitcoin’s Academic Pedigree, PDF
Arvind Narayanan, Jeremy Clark
August 2017,
Backpage and Bitcoin: Uncovering Human Traffickers, PDF
Rebecca S Portnoff, Danny Yuxing Huang, Periwinkle Doerfler, Sadia Afroz, Damon McCoy
ACM, August 2017, Proceedings of the 23rd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
Obfuscation in Bitcoin: Techniques and Politics, PDF
Arvind Narayanan, Malte Möser
April 2017, International Workshop on Obfuscation: Science, Technology, and Theory
Using Crypto-currencies to Measure Financial Activities and Uncover Potential Identities of Actors Involved, PDF
Danny Yuxing Huang
March 2017,
Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, and Smart Contracts; Hardware for Deep Learning, PDF
Arvind Narayanan, Andrew Miller, Song Han
January 2017,


Research for Practice: Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, and Smart Contracts, PDF
Arvind Narayanan, Andrew Miller
December 2016,
On the Instability of Bitcoin Without the Block Reward, PDF
Miles Carlsten, Harry Kalodner, S. Matthew Weinberg, Arvind Narayanan
October 2016, ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security
Identifying and Characterizing Sybils in the Tor Network, PDF
Philipp Winter, Roya Ensafi, Karsten Loesing, Nick Feamster
August 2016, 25th {USENIX} Security Symposium ({USENIX} Security 16)
Threshold-optimal DSA/ECDSA signatures and an application to Bitcoin wallet security, PDF
Rosario Gennaro, Steven Goldfeder, Arvind Narayanan
June 2016,
Why buy when you can rent? Bribery attacks on Bitcoin consensus, PDF
Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Steven Goldfeder, Joshua Kroll, Arvind Narayanan
February 2016,
Stressing Out: Bitcoin “Stress Testing”, PDF
Khaled Baqer, Danny Yuxing Huang, Damon McCoy, Nicholas Weaver
Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, February 2016, International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security