Bitcoin Security Researcher, Independent Security ResearcherKristov Atlas is a network security and privacy researcher who studies crypto-currencies. He is currently a Security Engineer for Blockchain.info. He is the author of “Anonymous Bitcoin: How to Keep Your Ƀ All to Yourself,” a practical guide to maximizing financial privacy. As a researcher, he has published a number of advisories and whitepapers concerning crypto-currency privacy leaks and mitigations for projects, such as Darkcoin and Blockchain's SharedCoin service. He is the founder of the Open Bitcoin Privacy Project, an open-sourced project committed to improving Bitcoin consumer privacy protections.