CTA: SCRF is building a list of key readings in each category area to orient researchers to notable works and previous research. Please comment in this thread with links to seminal research that would form part of an introductory graduate seminar in this category. Please include a 1) a brief summary of what the link is and 2) the rationale for including this particular piece in the SCRF Notable Works reading list. As with every post in SCRF, a discussion is highly encouraged. Please review one another’s suggestions and include your own. Syllabi and curated lists from other sources are also welcome.
- When the cookie meets the blockchain: Privacy risks of web payments via cryptocurrencies. By Steven Goldfeder; Harry Kalodner; Dillon Reisman; Arvind; Narayanan.
- This paper proposes a 4-layer security reference architecture (SRA) for blockchains and identifies known threats, countermeasures, and dependencies at each layer.
- This paper would be relevant for understanding how user behaviors with merchants can potentially impact the security of a blockchain via cookies deployed in cryptocurrency merchant APIs.