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by DeGatchi United States

Explore the minds of world-class web3 hackers, smart contract protocol developers, startup founders, and cybersecurity specialists with host DeGatchi as he takes you on a journey through the chaotic world of Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) blockchain cyberspace.

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Podcast episodes

  • #59: Ethereum Client Fuzzing And Verkle Tree Optimisation - Ft. MariusVanDerWijden

    #59: Ethereum Client Fuzzing And Verkle Tree Optimisation - Ft. MariusVanDerWijden

    Welcome back to Scraping Bits, the podcast where we delve into the intricate world of blockchain technology, dissecting the latest developments, and exploring the cutting-edge innovations shaping the digital landscape. In this episode, join your host DeGatchi as we embark on a fascinating journey into the realms of Ethereum client fuzzing and Verkle tree optimization. Our guest for today's episode is MariusVanDerWijden, a renowned expert in blockchain security and optimization strategies. Together, we unravel the complexities of Ethereum client fuzzing, a crucial process in identifying vulnerabilities and enhancing the robustness of Ethereum client implementations. Marius shares insights into the methodologies, challenges, and implications of fuzz testing within the Ethereum ecosystem. Furthermore, we delve into the realm of Verkle tree optimization, a groundbreaking advancement poised to revolutionize data storage and efficiency within blockchain networks. Marius sheds light on the intricacies of Verkle trees, their advantages over traditional Merkle trees, and their potential impact on scalability and resource utilization in Ethereum and beyond. Join us as we explore the frontiers of blockchain research and development, gaining invaluable insights from MariusVanDerWijden's expertise and groundbreaking contributions to the field. Whether you're a seasoned blockchain enthusiast or a curious newcomer, this episode promises to captivate and inspire, offering a glimpse into the future of decentralized technology. Tune in to Scraping Bits by DeGatchi, and immerse yourself in the dynamic world of Ethereum client fuzzing and Verkle tree optimization. Follow Scraping Bits on Twitter: https://x.com/scrapingbits Your Host, DeGatchi: https://x.com/degatchi Guest Speaker: https://x.com/vdWijden Keywords: solo auditor, public auditing platforms, private audits, scalability, freedom, Scraping Bits podcast, blockchain technology, audit industry, flashbots, reverse engineering, cybersecurity, infosec, mev, mev bot, quant, defi, crypto, web3, cryptocurrency.

  • #58: How An Ethereum MEV Searcher Began Building Blocks As PenguinBuilder - Ft. Libevm

    #58: How An Ethereum MEV Searcher Began Building Blocks As PenguinBuilder - Ft. Libevm

    Join us for an insightful episode of our series as we uncover the fascinating journey of an Ethereum MEV (Miner Extractable Value) searcher turned blockchain developer extraordinaire, now known as PenguinBuilder. In this special feature, we are delighted to host Libevm, a prominent figure in the Ethereum community, who will provide us with an exclusive glimpse into PenguinBuilder's innovative contributions to the blockchain space. MEV has emerged as a hot topic in the realm of blockchain technology, referring to the additional value that miners can extract from the order of transactions within a block. PenguinBuilder, driven by a passion for exploring the untapped potential of MEV and its implications for decentralized finance (DeFi), embarked on a quest to develop groundbreaking solutions to harness and optimize this value. In this episode, Libevm will share firsthand insights into PenguinBuilder's journey, from the inception of their MEV searching endeavors to the development of cutting-edge tools and techniques for MEV optimization and extraction. Through engaging anecdotes and technical discussions, viewers will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities inherent in MEV research and exploitation. From designing sophisticated algorithms to analyze transaction sequences and identify profitable opportunities, to implementing novel strategies for maximizing MEV revenue while minimizing network congestion, PenguinBuilder's story is a testament to the power of innovation and perseverance in the rapidly evolving landscape of blockchain technology. Whether you're an aspiring blockchain developer, a seasoned DeFi enthusiast, or simply curious about the intricacies of MEV and its impact on Ethereum's ecosystem, this episode promises to captivate and inspire. Join us as we unravel the mysteries of MEV with Libevm and discover how PenguinBuilder's journey is shaping the future of blockchain innovation. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to learn from one of the brightest minds in the Ethereum community and gain invaluable insights into the world of MEV optimization and blockchain development. Tune in to witness the remarkable story of how PenguinBuilder started building blocks and carving out a niche in the ever-evolving landscape of decentralized finance. Follow Scraping Bits on Twitter: https://twitter.com/scrapingbits Your Host, DeGatchi: https://twitter.com/DeGatchi Guest Speaker: https://x.com/libevm Keywords: solo auditor, public auditing platforms, private audits, scalability, freedom, Scraping Bits podcast, blockchain technology, audit industry, flashbots, reverse engineering, cybersecurity, infosec, mev, mev bot, quant.

  • #57: Designing A Crypto Smart Contract Fuzzer From Scratch - Ft. AlphaRush

    #57: Designing A Crypto Smart Contract Fuzzer From Scratch - Ft. AlphaRush

    In this captivating episode of our series, we embark on a journey to explore the intricate world of smart contract security with a focus on designing a Crypto Smart Contract Fuzzer from scratch. Join us as we welcome AlphaRush, a renowned expert in cybersecurity and blockchain technology, to guide us through the process of building this powerful tool. Smart contracts, while revolutionizing various industries with their efficiency and transparency, are not immune to vulnerabilities. With the increasing complexity of decentralized applications (DApps) and the high stakes involved in managing digital assets, ensuring the security of smart contracts has become paramount. In this session, AlphaRush will share invaluable insights into the design and implementation of a Crypto Smart Contract Fuzzer—a sophisticated testing tool aimed at identifying potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses in smart contracts. From discussing the underlying principles of fuzz testing to demonstrating practical techniques for generating and executing test cases, this episode offers a comprehensive overview of smart contract security testing methodologies. Through hands-on examples and real-world case studies, viewers will gain a deeper understanding of the common vulnerabilities found in smart contracts, such as reentrancy attacks, integer overflows, and logic flaws. AlphaRush will also provide expert guidance on how to leverage the Crypto Smart Contract Fuzzer to detect and mitigate these vulnerabilities, thereby enhancing the robustness and resilience of blockchain-based applications. Whether you're a seasoned blockchain developer, a cybersecurity enthusiast, or simply curious about the intricacies of smart contract security, this episode promises to deliver valuable insights and practical knowledge that you can apply in your own projects. Join us as we dive into the fascinating world of smart contract fuzzing and take proactive steps towards building more secure and trustworthy decentralized systems. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from AlphaRush and elevate your expertise in smart contract security. Tune in to discover the secrets of designing a Crypto Smart Contract Fuzzer and fortify your blockchain applications against potential threats and exploits. Follow Scraping Bits on Twitter: https://x.com/scrapingbits Your Host, DeGatchi: https://x.com/DeGatchi Guest Speaker: https://x.com/0xalpharush Keywords: solo auditor, public auditing platforms, private audits, scalability, freedom, Scraping Bits podcast, blockchain technology, audit industry, flashbots, reverse engineering, cybersecurity, infosec, mev, mev bot, quant.

  • #56: Building OpenSea's Seaport Smart Contracts With Assembly - Ft. Emo.eth

    #56: Building OpenSea's Seaport Smart Contracts With Assembly - Ft. Emo.eth

    Join us in this exciting episode of our series as we delve into the intricacies of building OpenSea's Seaport Smart Contracts, featuring the expertise of Emo.eth. OpenSea, the largest marketplace for blockchain-based virtual assets, has revolutionized the concept of digital ownership and trading, and the Seaport Smart Contracts lie at the heart of its decentralized ecosystem. In this session, we'll explore the architecture, design principles, and functionalities of the Seaport Smart Contracts, which underpin the seamless trading experience offered by OpenSea. Emo.eth, a distinguished expert in blockchain development and smart contract engineering, will provide invaluable insights into the development process, highlighting key challenges, solutions, and best practices. From token standards and decentralized finance (DeFi) integrations to security considerations and gas optimization strategies, this episode offers a comprehensive overview of the technical aspects involved in building and deploying smart contracts for a leading decentralized marketplace. Whether you're a seasoned blockchain developer or an enthusiast eager to learn more about the underlying infrastructure of OpenSea, this session promises to be both enlightening and engaging. Tune in to discover the inner workings of OpenSea's Seaport Smart Contracts and gain a deeper understanding of the innovative technologies shaping the future of digital asset ownership and trading. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from the experts and take your knowledge of blockchain development to new heights. Follow Scraping Bits on Twitter: https://x.com/scrapingbits Your Host, DeGatchi: https://x.com/DeGatchi Guest Speaker: https://x.com/emo_eth Keywords: solo auditor, public auditing platforms, private audits, scalability, freedom, Scraping Bits podcast, blockchain technology, audit industry, flashbots, reverse engineering, cybersecurity, infosec, mev, mev bot, quant.

  • #55: Homomorphic Encryption, Genetic Engineering, Societal Deepfake AI Threat - Ft. Rand Hindi

    #55: Homomorphic Encryption, Genetic Engineering, Societal Deepfake AI Threat - Ft. Rand Hindi

    In this podcast "Scraping Bits" by DeGatchi, in episode #55, features a thought-provoking discussion on "Homomorphic Encryption, Genetic Engineering, The Deepfake Threat" with special guest Rand Hindi. The conversation delves into the intersection of these diverse yet interconnected topics, exploring the implications of homomorphic encryption in the context of genetic engineering and the emerging challenges posed by the deepfake threat. Rand Hindi, an expert in artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, provides valuable insights into the potential impacts and risks associated with these technologies, offering a multifaceted perspective on their societal, ethical, and technological implications. The episode promises to be an engaging and informative exploration of the complex dynamics between privacy, genetic manipulation, and the evolving landscape of synthetic media. Follow Scraping Bits on Twitter: https://x.com/scrapingbits Your Host, DeGatchi: https://x.com/DeGatchi Guest Speaker: https://x.com/randhindi Keywords: solo auditor, public auditing platforms, private audits, scalability, freedom, Scraping Bits podcast, blockchain technology, audit industry, flashbots, reverse engineering, cybersecurity, infosec, mev, mev bot, quant.