Thank you Shay from the Prysm team for reviewing the code changes and enabling this to become a production feature.

Problem statement

The basic eth2 phase 0 slashing conditions premise dictates that a validator can’t forget past signed messages without a penalty. It’s a simple rule, don’t sign the same message but…

Bitcoin and ethereum both use elliptic-curve cryptography for generating keys and signing transactions. The algorithm they both use is called Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA), which represents a secure way of signing a message (a transaction for example) using Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC).

When work started on eth 2.0…

Alon Muroch

CEO @ bloxstaking.com and blox.io. Developing trustless staking products for eth2.0.

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