With the continuously repeating story from November that seems to be appearing in crypto feeds about CipherTrace's ability to track Monero, we, as a group of three mathematicians, feel we have have the necessary skills required to test the feasibility of these claims. This report, which goes back to November 2020 and hasn't been updated, is being used as FUD by numerous twitter accounts and non-creditable news sources. Each time I read a different source, more has changed since the original post. Claims such as tracking all the way back to the original wallet, which given the strcuture of ringCT, is impossible.
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