Tag Archives: private keys

09Jul/19

Multicoin, Binance, Coinbase Invest in Startup Keeping Private Keys Secure

Blockchain startup Torus has an impressive cap table. The private-key management firm recently closed a $2 million seed round led by Multicoin Capital. The fundraise also saw participation from notable investors like Coinbase Ventures,Read More…

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28Apr/19

How a Hacker Has Been Stealing Millions Worth of ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys

Earlier this week, United States-based security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a report on private keys for the Ethereum blockchain. Despite establishing around 700 weak private keys that are beingRead More…

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25Apr/19

Researchers Find Hundreds of Ethereum Wallets at Risk Due to Weak Key Pairs

On April 23, the security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a document concerning a number of unsound public and private key pairs tied to the Ethereum blockchain. The probability ofRead More…

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01Apr/19

Broken Phone? Don’t Sweat It — Restore a Bitcoin Wallet in Minutes

With bitcoin ownership, it’s very important to back up your mnemonic seed phrase in order to restore your funds in case of an emergency. For instance, a device holding a wallet canRead More…

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12Mar/19

Trezor Responds to Ledger Report on Vulnerabilities in Its Hardware Wallets

Prague-based crypto wallet manufacturer Trezor has responded to а report about hardware vulnerabilities from its competitor Ledger on Tuesday, March 12. Trezor claims that none of the weaknesses revealed by Ledger inRead More…

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11Mar/19

Ledger Discloses Five Reported Vulnerabilities in Two Models of Trezor Hardware Wallets

Major hardware wallets manufacturer Ledger has unveiled vulnerabilities in its direct competitor Trezor’s devices, according to a report published on Monday, March. 11. As of press time, Trezor was not immediately availableRead More…

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