Futuristic invisibility for user identity and data protection

  • John Carlo Quadrando Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Cézar Teixeirao Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Lois Fronzeco Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Paulo Ezcudeiro Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Keywords: money, safe, secure, society, transfer


In this research survey analysis, we tried to introduce an all-inclusive study analyzing futuristic Invisibility of user Identity and data protection researches in cryptocurrencies. It has been classified into 2 main classes: Researches analyzing Invisibility of user Identity and Concealment, and studies proposing improvements in Invisibility of user Identity and Concealment. The first category deals with the disclosure of information through the use of de-anonymization. We inspected and determined classification for 35 types of research in this class and obtained 11 methods and 7 results from those researches. The motive of the researches is mainly to discover de-anonymization methodologies and get details which compromise Concealment, such as exploring cryptocurrency’s addresses, identifying individuality, matching cryptocurrency addresses to IP addresses, connecting cryptocurrency’s addresses to geographical-location coordinate. Our examination shows that the analytical survey of Blockchain comprises most researches in this class and there are some analytical researches.


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How to Cite
Quadrando, J. C., Teixeirao, C., Fronzeco, L., & Ezcudeiro, P. (2019). Futuristic invisibility for user identity and data protection. International Research Journal of Management, IT and Social Sciences, 6(5), 144-157. https://doi.org/10.21744/irjmis.v6n5.716