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By: DeGatchi

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.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.

#74 - 0xShazow: Generating UIs, OSS, Reverse Engineering, EVM Emulation
#74
Today at 9:01 AM

Welcome to Episode 74 of Scraping Bits, where we dive deep into the intersection of technology, open-source software, and innovation with special guest 0xShazow. In this episode, we explore the fascinating world of dynamically generating user interfaces, the pivotal role of open-source communities in advancing software development, and the intricate art of reverse engineering.

0xShazow, a renowned figure in the tech community known for their expertise in EVM emulation and system architecture, shares invaluable insights into the process of creating intuitive and adaptive user interfaces that cater to evolving user needs. We'll discuss the challenges and breakthroughs in...


#73 - Lucas Bruder: Jito Client, Solana 1.18 Validator, MEV, Sandwiching & Spam Techniques
#73
Last Thursday at 12:29 PM

In this thrilling episode of Scraping Bits, we're diving deep with Lucas Bruder, the visionary mind behind Jito, as we explore the forefront of validator optimization, Solana's Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) landscape, and the complex world of sandwiching and spam techniques. Lucas offers an insider’s view on how Jito is reshaping the way validators operate within the Solana ecosystem, pushing the boundaries for efficiency and performance.

Listeners will be treated to a detailed discussion on the strategies used to enhance validator operations, the intricacies of MEV on Solana, and the ethical and technical considerations surrounding practices li...


#72 - CarryWorm: Solana Cybersecurity, Neodyme's Riverside, Simulating Mutated Transactions
#72
04/09/2024

Join us on a cyber-sleuthing adventure in episode #72 of Scraping Bits with DeGatchi, featuring the enigmatic CarryWorm. This episode delves into the fascinating world of blockchain security, focusing on the art of simulating mutated transactions on the Solana blockchain. CarryWorm unveils the methodologies used to unearth vulnerabilities that could be exploited in decentralized networks. We'll discuss the tools, the challenges faced, and the implications of finding these security gaps. Get ready for an insightful discussion that shines a light on the importance of proactive security measures in the ever-evolving landscape of DeFi. Whether you're a blockchain enthusiast, developer, or...


#71 - Gerard Persoon: Discovering 44 Critical Exploits In Web3, #6 Auditor On Code4rena
#71
04/04/2024

In this episode of the Scraping Bits podcast, host DeGatchi sits down with Gerard Persoon, a renowned figure in the world of Web3 security and the #6 auditor on Code4rena. This episode takes a deep dive into the complexities and challenges of cybersecurity in the rapidly evolving landscape of Web3 and blockchain technologies.

Gerard Persoon, with his impressive track record of uncovering 44 critical exploits in Web3 applications, shares his journey and experiences in the world of blockchain security auditing. He discusses in detail the nature of these vulnerabilities, the process of discovering them, and the impact they...


#70 - Adrian Hetman: Day In The Life Of A Web3 Smart Contract Infosec Triager
#70
04/03/2024

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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.


#69 - Mark Richardson: How BancorDAO's Lead Dev Automated Blockchain Trading Strategies
#69
03/31/2024

Get ready to delve into the automated world of blockchain trading strategies in episode #69 of Scraping Bits with DeGatchi. We are excited to feature Mark Richardson, the lead developer at BancorDAO, who has been instrumental in pioneering automated trading strategies on the blockchain.

In this episode, Mark peels back the layers of complexity surrounding the Bancor Protocol and how its automated market-making mechanisms are revolutionizing the way we think about liquidity and trading in the DeFi space. From the early days of Bancor to the innovative developments that continue to unfold, Mark offers invaluable insights into the...


#68 - Kustrun: MEV Searcher Team Breaking Into Block Building
#68
03/27/2024

Dive deep into the technical trenches with DeGatchi in episode #68 of Scraping Bits as we explore the cutting-edge world of Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) with a leading team of MEV Searchers. This week, we're thrilled to feature Kustrun, a prominent figure in the realm of block building, who will shed light on the intricacies of MEV strategies and their impact on blockchain ecosystems.

As cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology continue to evolve, the role of MEV Searchers has become increasingly significant. These skilled individuals navigate the competitive landscape of transaction ordering within blocks to maximize value extraction. Kustrun...


#67 - Goncalo Sa: Blockchain Cybersecurity w/ Consensys Dilligence Cofounder
#67
03/21/2024

Welcome back to Scraping Bits by DeGatchi! In this episode, we delve into the critical realm of blockchain cybersecurity alongside our esteemed guest, Goncalo Sa, co-founder of ConsenSys Diligence. Join us as we unravel the complexities of safeguarding blockchain networks and transactions.

Goncalo shares invaluable insights drawn from his vast experience in blockchain security, shedding light on the challenges and solutions in ensuring the integrity and resilience of decentralized systems. From smart contract auditing to vulnerability assessment, we'll explore the multifaceted approaches employed by ConsenSys Diligence to fortify the blockchain ecosystem.

Whether you're a blockchain...


#66 - Connor: Unifying Web3's DeFi With Enso's Transaction Intent Aggregator
#66
03/21/2024

Welcome back to Scraping Bits by DeGatchi! In this episode, we're diving deep into the world of decentralized finance (DeFi) as we explore the innovative concept of Enso's Intent Aggregator. Joining us for this captivating discussion is Connor, an expert in DeFi and blockchain technologies.

Connor takes us on a journey through the intricacies of Enso's Intent Aggregator, showcasing how this technology aims to unify various aspects of DeFi. From enhancing user experience to optimizing yield farming strategies, we'll uncover the transformative potential of Enso's approach.

Whether you're a seasoned DeFi enthusiast or simply intrigued...


#65 - Fabrizio Genovese: Perfect Blockchain Finality Validation Using Quantum One Shot Signatures
#65
03/19/2024

Welcome to Scraping Bits, the podcast where we scrape through the layers of technology to uncover the gems within. In this episode, join us as we journey into the realm of blockchain finality validation, accompanied by our esteemed guest, Fabrizio Romano Genovese.

Fabrizio Romano Genovese, a notable figure in the blockchain space, takes us on an enlightening expedition through the intricacies of Quantum One Shot Signatures. Together, we unravel the mysteries behind this groundbreaking technology and its potential to redefine blockchain validation as we know it.

Whether you're a seasoned tech aficionado or a curious...