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is udp or tcp neighbour connection encrypted? [closed]

IS "udp" or "tcp" neighbour connection encrypted? to prevent sniffers to find out which ip have an iota node behind it.
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How is the secrecy of the Iota seed maintained on IoT devices?

Iota is intended to be deployed on IoT devices. A problem with IoT devices is that they are placed in insecure locations, allowing attackers to gain physical access and perform advance/prolonged ...
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How is the Iota software updated on nodes?

Iota is intended to be deployed on IoT devices which have low resources: low CPU power, low storage, low bandwidth, and low energy. How is it intended that the software is updated on nodes, given ...
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How is authenticity of data gathered by Iota guaranteed? [duplicate]

Several of the proposed use cases of Iota seem to hinge around storing data on the tangle so that it is immutable. Immutable data is only of use if it is authentic. Take, for example, a temperature ...
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What is the lower limit of energy usage for an IOTA transaction?

It has been stated here that an IOTA transaction currently uses around 0.0005kWh or 0.5Wh. In their work example for a smart-meter sending data every 10s using MAM, that is 500kWh in a year. This is ...
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What is the exact stitching process that is being done on the tangle and side-tangle and who is doing it?

As a matter of transparency and of user and community education, I think it is important to properly catalog and make public the side-tangle-to-tangle stitching process that has been conducted by ...
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When can a transaction be considered irreversable? (without COO)

In an interesting exchange between Come-From-Beyond (CFB) and a Nxt developer, the question is asked: DEV. So when can a transaction be considered irreversable? CFB. Never, look at formula #14 in ...
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As per “The Stability and the Security of the Tangle”, how will IOTA ensure that all honest nodes are continuously using their hashing power?

As per the recently released The Stability and the Security of the Tangle, a 2018 ICUBE - University of Strasbourg "study of the stability and the security of the distributed data structure at ...
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When would it be required to intentionally partition the Iota transaction graph?

According to the original IOTA post on bitcointalk, partition tolerance is not only defined as the ability for the IOTA transaction graph to resist the reversal of large sets of transactions, but also ...
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What determines the various shapes that show on the Tangle Explorer?

The Tangle explorer is currently displaying an "IC". Is this a secret message? What determines the various shapes that show on the Tangle Explorer? Here is another example, while The Coordinator ...
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supporting privacy and private transactions in IOTA?

Has IOTA foundation planned a system of private transactions (whatever the solution considered "zero proof" or other approaches) to support better the privacy ?
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The “road-map” for when the IOTA Tangle reaches sufficient size? [duplicate]

Apparently we are still in "testnet" including a "coordinator" responsible for the validation of all transactions until the tangle reaches sufficient size. If so, what is the "road-map" on this point?
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What is Qubic exactly? A programming language? An IOTA Smart Contract?

According to this blog entry : IOTA does not “natively” support smart contracts. The IOTA Foundation has publicly stated, that smart contracts will not be a feature of the IOTA core but ...
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Invalid Transactions - Do those make a node bad?

I'm working on a application to track your neighbors. I want an indicator if there are any foul nodes. What's the deal with invalid transactions? They are an indicator that a node is bad, but how ...
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Why can I specify a length in Curl.squeeze?

IRI, iota.lib.js, ccurl, Pyota I thought the length of a Curl hash was always 81 trytes or 243 trits. Also, does the length have to be a multiple of something or can it be any number? Are different ...
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When is a transaction valid?

Which parts of a transaction need to have what value in order for it to be stored and broadcast by the IRI? I know that there are some bundle level conditions like valid signature sum of all values ...
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Inclusion State - when true?

in iota docs it says: Inclusion State - is used to determine if a transaction was accepted and confirmed by the network. more specifically, given a transaction and a list of tips: Inclusion ...
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Can iota.api.getTransfers() get specific transactions?

According to iota.lib.js documents, iota.api.getInputs(seed, [, options], callback) the getInputs() have a options argument. options object have four members, start, end, security and ...
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Decentralized milestone issuance scheme?

I decided to preserve the original post in a pastebin for reference but the edits here address pretty much everything i think. Here is the link to the original post. There is also a link to a fresh ...
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IOTA get all transactions for wallet/address programmatically js

I need to listen for a new transactions on testnet submitted by wallet/address programmatically(js). I have tried iota.lib.js, but findTransactionObjects and getAccountData always returns null. Is ...
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Decode signature_message_fragment with utf-8

UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xfc in position 7: invalid start byte from ...
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Do nodes reject a spam of zero-value transactions from a single node if it's getting too much?

What is considered "too much"? How could one circumvent this?
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Is it possible to use “Flash channels” to send non-transactional data?

Is it possible to use "Flash channels" to send non-transactional data, A.K.A 'zero-value' transaction type which simply broadcasts a message or data? If so, is it free? And how to do it?
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Why does the least significant trit come first?

What is the reason that the least significant trit is at the very left in the IOTA ternary implementation when all other numbering systems have it at the very right? For T = -1: (dec)8 is T01 instead ...
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What exactly is “IOTA eXtensible Interface” (.ixi modules)?

What exactly is the "IOTA eXtensible Interface"? How does it relate to the rest of the chain, at a high level, and technically?
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How are nodes incentivised to be honest when approving transactions?

I am new to IOTA and would like to understand how nodes are incentivised to be truthful when approving transactions? Bitcoin: Say a miner approves a tx that is invalid (say bc it double spends). It ...
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How to verify a transactions sent by permanodes?

I don't have access to the old transactions anymore, so I have to trust thetangle.org (or permanodes in the future) that data from before the last snapshot is valid. How can I verify old transactions ...
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Is it possible to detect from which node a transaction was issued?

Is it possible to detect from which node a transaction was issued? When my node receive many spam transactions for example, can I be sure that my neighbor issue them?
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Benefits of confirmed 0-value transactions?

As a transaction receiver, is there an advantage to wait until a 0-value transaction is confirmed or not? The only case I can think of is, when the tangle should act as a "spam filter". When the ...
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Interacting with IOTA from mobile application?

Is it possible to interact with IOTA Tangle (for example, send a message) using an application installed in a mobile phone? If so, is it possible to install IOTA library in a mobile phone? And if yes, ...
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Do we need “micro-payment channels” for IOTA similar to Bitcoin or Ethereum?

Since IOTA transactions are free of fee, so do we need to setup a "micro-payment channels" similar to what we have in Bitcoin? (For example "The bitcoin lightning network" or "Duplex Micropayment ...
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Why do I need to create an IOTA instance to use the library functions?

Let the IOTA node instance be iota variable in the following context: var IOTA=require("./node_modules/iota.lib.js/lib/iota") var iota=new IOTA({ 'provider': 'https://iotanode.us:443'}) If I want to ...
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Maximum how many possible characters to transfer in a message? [duplicate]

Since IOTA transaction is free of fee, so it's useful for transferring messages and files with it (compared to, for example, Ethereum that in case of the use of a String, the transaction will be very ...
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Latency in transaction confirmation is usual?

I sent some transactions to the IOTA Tangle. However, according to thetangle.org website, they are not confirmed yet. You can see one of them here : https://thetangle.org/transaction/...
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What are the parents of the first transactions after a snapshot?

After a snapshot has been taken, there are no more transactions, only the account balances. Which tips are referenced as parent by the first (new) transactions? Is it possible to use one transaction ...
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How do real world applications deal with IOTA snapshots? [duplicate]

IOTA is constantly mentioned in the news about new cooperations between IOTA and other business partners. But how do applications such as the over-the-air proof-of-concept of IOTA and VW handle ...
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What happens if we generate a “seed” that already exists?

According to this answer, "our seed is as the combined username and password that grants access to our bank account. If anyone obtains our seed, they can login and access our funds." Despite ...
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How to stream XDK 110 data via MAM

I just got my Bosch XDK 110 and have been playing with the workbench. Everything works smoothly. Now I want to stream this data via MAM to the Tangle. Are there any pointers on how should I do this? ...
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What are the differences between Qubic smart contracts and Ethereum smart contracts?

I would like to know the differences between Qubic smart contracts and Ethereum smart contracts (for example: Turing-completeness, oracle-like behaviors...).
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How do I generate an IOTA address from a given seed in Javascript without making an HTTP(s) requst?

In all of the ways to getNewAddress() we have to call an iri node (reference). But using the seed it is a deterministic algorith, why do I have to use and http request to do that? How do I generate ...
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Claiming my Iota Balance [closed]

I have used the reclaim tool in the past to get my IOTA back and now its gone again.I just realized today that there was a snapshot. When i log onto my updated IOTA wallet my balance is 0. When I try ...
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Unique SideKey for each individual message in Restricted mode

Is it possible to have a unique secret key for each new message added to the channel in restricted mode? If yes, How we can achieve it? Desired Scenario: Different Messages having different SideKeys ...
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How to compute the % of network computing power the attacker hold?

It is known generally that Tangle is susceptible to 34% attack(of total computing power) that gives a 100% successful attack. The example given on page 19 of white paper says that an upper limit to ...
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Can a bundle be 3 transactions for security level 1?

A bundle has 4 transactions: The output; address and amount of IOTA recipient gets. The input; address, and amount of IOTA sender gives, and half of their signature. The other half of the sender's ...
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What prevents someone from using a Precomputed POW Spam Attack against the network?

What prevents someone from using a Precomputed POW Spam Attack against the network? A theoretical attack could use pre-made transactions to be released before their network expiry dates. Rounds of ...
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What does a node do if the two selected tips it has to validate are inconsistent?

Every article or blog post that I found only goes to the point where a node has selected two tips via the MCMC walk and checked them for consistency (and then states that if they are inconsistent the ...
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Where can someone view the source code for the new Trinity wallet? [closed]

The Trinity Wallet (aka UCL IOTA Wallet) is to be released very shortly. Where can someone view the source code to the Trinity wallet?
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PearlDiver: why are these values hard-coded?

I'm reading the PearlDiver class written in the IRI. Each 243 trits long block of the transaction is absorbed except the last one. Now only 243 trits remain: 162 are absorbed, then the workers are ...
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Signature Aggregation

Could BLS signatures (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boneh–Lynn–Shacham) be used to aggregate transactions and compress data to keep the Tangle at a manageable size?
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How to send a PGP encrypted message to the IOTA tangle?

I have done the phase 1 of the IOTA claim process. Now I am blocked with how to start the phase 2: it is mentioned to do this: As part of this process, you’ll publish a PGP encrypted message ...

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