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Questions tagged [auditing]

Questions about auditing and the auditability of the Monero blockchain

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Auditing outgoing transactions in Monero

So I know that a view key is not suffice to audit outgoing transactions. Still, can't a person re-sign his outgoing transactions and produce a valid ring signature with the same key image to an ...
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Auditing incoming transactions in Monero

It is said that a view key can expose incoming transactions. 1. Is the view key enough to prove ownership of an incoming transaction? The stealth address is calculated with H(Ra)G + B, so I ...
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How does the get_reserve_proof command work?

The documentation of the command is as follows Command usage: get_reserve_proof (all|<amount>) [<message>] Command description: Generate a signature proving that you own at least ...
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Can auditor restore transaction dates/times/amounts?

Can date/time/amount/addresses be restored with private view key? Or is just total current balance known. What about with also having private spend key? It would be unfortunate to be in a duress ...
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Is it easily provable by a third party that the key image used in a transaction is associated with the spent output without revealing the (P,I) pair?

What I'm getting at is I'd like to know how the Monero network can know that a key image used in a transaction is not either forged (probably an easy answer) or created from a different output owned ...
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How do I, as a recipient, verify that my transaction actually arrived?

I received some XMR from a service / exchange / friend. How do I verify that my transaction actually arrived?
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How do I, as a sender, verify that my transaction actually arrived?

I sent some XMR to a service / exchange / friend. How do I verify that my transaction actually arrived?
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Viewkey for outgoing transactions

Here fluffy mentions the possibility of maybe modifying a viewkey in such a way that you can also see outgoing transactions. Does anyone have any more info on what exactly he meant or how it would ...
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Is making a key image public equal to giving the monero in that output away?

So I read about proving your balance to an auditor, and someone suggested that you can share your view key, exposing all outputs that you received on that address. If you then give out all key images ...
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Can view keys differentiate between payments and change?

Considering they track incoming payments as well as change, how do they know which one is which? If an organization wants to audit my account, and I've been sending a large number of transfers, won't ...
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Does publishing view key and key images give the auditor the information on where I sent the funds?

I see here that it's possible to provide information to an auditor to prove the balance at a certain point in time (block height). Would this tell the auditor to where were the funds were sent? Based ...
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Why is the viewkey able to track incoming transactions, but not outgoing transactions?

This question basically boils down to why can't we have a single key that we can publish, such that an auditor could see incoming transactions, outgoing transactions, and thus a balance of a certain ...
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Can I fake a balance by giving the view key to an auditor but omitting some transactions and key images?

The viewkey can be used to see the outputs sent to my address, but not the outputs I generate when sending monero. If I need to know the balance I also need the private spendkey. It is suggested that ...
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Why are rich lists impossible to create for Monero?

What technical challenges prevent the creation of Monero rich lists? Without a rich list or transparent blockchain how can a business or charity publish proof of XMR reserves?
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How can a business or charity publish proof of XMR reserves?

Is Monero too private to allow auditing? Without a rich list or transparent blockchain how can a business or charity publish proof of XMR reserves?