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CardanoShield: Protecting Cardano Wallet Users


Insufficient Safeguards for Wallet Users on Cardano: A Critical Security Gap


Addressing the security challenge by implementing a robust and collaborative security mechanism to protect Cardano wallet users from phishing, low-trust websites, and wallet drainers

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Lead Developer- Kostas Bastas Kostas has over 29 years of experience in IT duties across a broad spectrum of team sizes varying from Technical Support, Domain Administrator, DBA, and Full stack Developer. He is a hands-on, technical team leader with experience in designing, developing, and engineering dynamic web and intranet applications for a wide variety of financial institutes. After being introduced to blockchain Kostas quickly realized how the future will be defined by DeFi and he is currently using his vast experience to develop and lead the new generation of decentralized Web3 wallets.

Lead Design- Jason Forrest Hogg Jason aims to articulate principal values and develop creative ideas enveloping film, vfx, and motion graphics. I enjoy expressing these ideas through experimentation as well as rational theory, and believe that culture requires a strong visual voice which draws from modernist tradition and contemporary aesthetics. Jason has prior experience Working for Coinbase, Charli3, Apple, and many more.

Founder/UX/Operations- Shawn Roller Shawn has a master’s of science with a background in applied psychological research, as well as professional UX experience working on site for Google and NASA. In 2015, he discovered bitcoin mining. Since then he has contributed to the crypto community by combining his psychology background, user experience expertise, and passion for blockchain. Today, Shawn is focused on bringing decentralized finance to the masses for both new users and experts.

Security/Operations- Chris Chiras Chris is a cyber security engineer with more than 8 years of professional experience. He has a master’s degree in Information Security and in Business Administration. Through his career, Chris was involved with large scale enterprise projects and trading platforms with focus on security hardening and countermeasures. He is a strong believer and supporter of blockchain technology and is applying his innate passion for security to the blockchain and DeFi space.


Advisory- Andrew Westberg Andrew has over 20 years experience in the software development industry. In the past, he has worked for fortune 500 companies like Caterpillar, Nike, and Walmart. Today, he works on or provides technical guidance to projects in the Cardano ecosystem.

Advisory- Dylan Todd Dylan was on the ground for the blockchain reformation in Wyoming, functioning as an integral part of the WyoHackathon and Wyoming Blockchain Stampede. He was previously a member of the strategy division at IOHK, and brings experience in digital marketing, market research, and product strategy.

Shawn Roller
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