Most Of Bitcoin Supply Did Not Move Since 2018

The Bitcoin bull market is changing investor habits – but the vast majority of the supply has stayed in the same wallet since 2018. 10.5 Million Bitcoins Dormant Analysis of data from BitInfoCharts and social media transaction monitoring resource Whale Alerts produced some interesting reading this week. Despite the Bitcoin price rise which began in […]

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Coinomi Wallet Transmits Plain-Text Seed Phrase…For Spellchecking!

Bitcoin software (and hardware) wallets are open to a bewildering array of attack vectors, because… well, money. Hackers will always be trying to exploit vulnerabilities or find back-doors. But Coinomi wallet apparently made things a bit too easy, by sending a plain-text seed to Google API for spellchecking. How Do You Spell ‘Cleaned Out’? The bug […]

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Bluewallet Lets You Send Bitcoin Lightning Payments from Your iPhone

Bluewallet appears to be setting the bar for the next generation of Bitcoin wallets. Available for both Android and iOS, it is the first to integrate the Lightning Network (LN) for super-quick and “unfairly cheap” transactions. First Bitcoin Lightning Wallet on iOS It should be mentioned that this review is largely aimed at users who […]

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Hardware Bitcoin Wallets Hacked: The Importance Of Responsible Disclosure

Following yesterday’s article regarding vulnerabilities uncovered in hardware wallets, both Trezor and Ledger have called ‘foul play’ over irresponsible disclosure. Hardware hacking group, wallet.fail, who exposed the security issues, at least partially deny this claim. Responsible Disclosure In the security world, hackers generally only go public with their findings after giving companies time to patch the […]

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New Samourai Wallet Feature Makes Bitcoin Transactions Private

A 2-wallet Samourai Stowaway offers to make transactions private by masking user identity while keeping funds safe. Bitcoin Transactions Are Pseudo-Anonymous Bitcoin (BTC) 00 transactions are often described as anonymous because users can exchange the cryptocurrency without providing any personally identifying information. However, Bitcoin transactions are pseudo-anonymous. The history of each Bitcoin transaction is permanently […]

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The Google Pay for Bitcoin Wallets: Payment Codes and PayNym Bots

An emblematic, and probably the most controversial feature, cryptocurrencies brought to the world economy is absolute privacy. Lately, however, it seemed that this property was lost as financial institutions started to get the hang of the way they work. PayNym claims to be able to bring it back. “When you walk the streets, it’s good […]

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New Off-Line Wallet Can Exchange Bitcoins Using C-Lightning

Several technological initiatives and devices designed to make Bitcoin transactions faster, safer, and cheaper are streaming into the crypto space. The latest is Spark, which is a wallet that facilitates sending and receiving Bitcoin, using c-lightning. Simple Interface to Pay with Bitcoin over the Lightning Network The Lightning Network is growing, enabling faster transactions among nodes. […]

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