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Tutela: An Open-Source Tool for Assessing User-Privacy on Ethereum and Tornado Cash

@article{Wu2022TutelaAO,
  title={Tutela: An Open-Source Tool for Assessing User-Privacy on Ethereum and Tornado Cash},
  author={Mike Wu and Will McTighe and Kaili Wang and Istv{\'a}n Andr{\'a}s Seres and Nick Bax and Manuel Puebla and Mariano Mendez and Federico Carrone and Tom'as De Mattey and Herman O. Demaestri and Mariano Nicolini and Pedro Fontana},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2022},
  volume={abs/2201.06811}
}
A common misconception among blockchain users is that pseudonymity guarantees privacy. The reality is almost the opposite. Every transaction one makes is recorded on a public ledger and reveals information about one’s identity. Mixers, such as Tornado Cash, were developed to preserve privacy through “mixing” transactions with those of others in an anonymity pool, making it harder to link deposits and withdrawals from the pool. Unfortunately, it is still possible to reveal information about… 

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