Questions on: private-key

After the heartbleed vulnerability, I'm concerned that my private keys could have been compromised. I want to send all my coins to a new address with a freshly generated key. However, if I just ask the Bitcoin Core client to generate a new address, i
WARNING Before reading this page, users should note that messing with ECDSA private keys is very dangerous and can result in losing bitcoins, even long after the import. It is recommended that outside of self-generated vanity addresses, users should
I'm wondering about what the best practices are around generating and maintaining key pools for a wallet. What is the maximum number of keys/addresses that can be created for a single wallet? Phrased another way, what is the largest value one can saf
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
Note: Recent versions of the satoshi client offer a 'debug window' which can be used to export private keys. This is described in Miguel Moreno's answer to this question, and is easier than the steps I describe below. To export a private key from you
Brainwallet. org doesn't make this terribly clear: choosing a compressed versus an uncompressed address is not choosing between two different versions of the same address, but rather two different addresses based on the same secret exponent. Sending
I've been working with BitcoinLib testing various parameters on the signrawtransaction rpc call. It's been mostly successful, however there seems to be a persisting problem when using only private keys to sign a transaction. (second optional argument
Recent changes to Andreas Schildbach's Bitcoin client for Android have removed the option to export private keys. This has been replaced by an option to back up the entire wallet. Unfortunately, the wallet data of the Schildbach client is stored in a
You are attempting to answer the question you are asking in the question. Let me get to the root of what you are asking. From what I understand, you would like to create a 2 party escrow - buyer sends money in a way that can't be retrieved unless bot