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Don't trust MtGox or any exchange to store your BTC. Any BTC on an exchange is at risk of being lost, stolen, or made inaccessible. So keep your BTC stash in your own cold storage
cIf you have been following the last year of progress in Bitcoin wallet development, you will have likely already heard of one of the latest trends in backend designbe: deterministic wallets. Unlike old-style Bitcoin wallets, which generate new Bitco
Introduction Unless you are using a hardware wallet it is strongly recommended to read this page. Wallet security can be broken down into two independent goals: Protecting your wallet against loss. Protecting your wallet against theft
I'm just getting started with bitcoin and haven't acquired any significant amount yet, but want to feel relatively secure before I do. And at the moment, my fear of losing bitcoins or a device on which I store bitcoins is slightly greater than my fea
I'm just getting started with bitcoin and haven't acquired any significant amount yet, but want to feel relatively secure before I do. And at the moment, my fear of losing bitcoins or a device on which I store bitcoins is slightly greater than my fea
This is how you obtain the private key for an Armory wallet: In Armory-Qt, click on Wallet Properties>Backup this wallet>See other backup options>Export Key Lists then click the button Export Key Lists. Enter your passphrase and Armory will
I have a fairly straightforward question that's still unanswered after googling for days for a definite answer, I hope you guys can help me out with this one here. Background: I have Mycelium Bitcoin Wallet installed on my Android phone [ROOT], I hav
Am I correct that in not having our private keys written in paper or otherwise backed up we are implicitly trusting the wallet developers to keep publishing wallet versions that are capable of reading and deciphering our password-phrase? Nobody else
I'd like to keep some bitcoins as a long-term investment - store them to a pen drive which I stash in some safe place, or otherwise backup it securely, then remove all traces from my online computer never to worry about this particular wallet getting
There are two things to backup/save, both can be found in the client under "Wallet -> Security". The first and most important is your "secret key". Your public key is your ripple address that is r0123456789ABCDEabcde, your secret key is in a simil