SerHack – Security Researcher and Writer

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I am a security engineer and a writer and contributor to the Monero project, a cryptocurrency focused on preserving privacy for transactions data. My publication Mastering Monero has became one of the best rated resources to learn about Monero.


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Mastering Monero book

Mastering Monero

It is your guide through the world of Monero, a leading cryptocurrency with a focus on private and censorship-resistant transactions. This book contains everything you need to know to start using Monero in your business or day-to-day life, even if you’ve never understood or interacted with cryptocurrencies before.

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Breaking cryptocurrencies

The resource for learning more information about possible attack vectors applied to the blockchain field. Through a simple approach, the reader will understand how a cryptocurrency works and what are the minimal requirements for defying a blockchain. After understanding the techniques needed to analyze and monitor their own cryptocurrency project, the readers will know what the most common attacks are and ways to prevent them.

What they say about SerHack

"SerHack does an excellent job of presenting blockchains and cryptocurrency concepts in a clear and concise way."

–Austin Gilbert via on Mastering Monero

"SerHack is not only a very smart security researcher and talented programmer, he has a keen eye for the implications of technology on our everyday lives."

–Andrés Fernández Cordón via Linkedin

"Productivity Monster is the phrase that comes to mind when I think about Nic. I was impressed with Nic’s ability to always be available to help me out during the design process and be positive when facing road bumps."

–Gustaf (Baltsar) Garnow via Linkedin

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