HNS (Handshake) has officially launched in F2Pool!

Handshake is a decentralized, permissionless naming protocol where every peer is validating and in charge of managing the root DNS naming zone with the goal of creating an alternative to existing Certificate Authorities and naming systems.

The HNS (Handshake) mining algorithm is Blake2B + SHA3, which supports GPU mining. Both Nvidia and AMD GPU cards miner can be used to mine HNS.

Mining tutorial:

Official website:

Block explorer (official):