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Bitcoin Remains Firmly at its $6,500 “Stablecoin” Mark: BTCManager’s Week in Review

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Exchange, Finance, Investment, News, Platform, Tech

Bitcoin Remains Firmly at its $6,500 “Stablecoin” Mark: BTCManager’s Week in Review

The price of bitcoin barely moved in the past seven days – ranging from $6,450 to $6,550, to close the week effectively unchanged around the $6,500 mark. This week’s headlines have been driven by more adoption-positive news such as Visa saying that it will consider adopting cryptocurrencies if that will be the way the market evolves, Bakkt confirming the launch…

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Chinese Startup Cobo Builds Ultra-Secure Self-Destructing Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Ethereum, News, wallet

Chinese Startup Cobo Builds Ultra-Secure Self-Destructing Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

China-based cryptocurrency company Cobo has developed a new hardware wallet which provides innovative new security features to ensure that user funds are kept secure. The Cobo Vault Cobo refers to its Cobo Vault as “the world’s first all-around secure, military-grade cryptocurrency hardware wallet,” and this description seems to be justified. The team behind Cobo Vault wanted to create a genuinely…

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Monero’s Hardware Wallet Project Moves into the Next Phase

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

Monero’s Hardware Wallet Project Moves into the Next Phase

The Monero hardware project completed the first stage at the end of April, developing the internals and boards. The next stage is to develop a proper enclosure, perform injection molding and other finishing touches; the project’s funding goal is already approximately 25 percent complete. BTCManager spoke to Michael Schloh von Bennewitz, Monero’s hardware team lead, to find out more. BTCManager…

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Popular Bitcoin Wallet Electrum Confirms Malicious Copycat Product

Category: Bitcoin, News, Tech

Popular Bitcoin Wallet Electrum Confirms Malicious Copycat Product

Electrum, one of the most well-known and secure bitcoin wallet application, released a warning with confirmed evidence of a copycat wallet client called “Electrum Pro,” that fraudulently phished a user’s wallet keys to steal funds. Fraudulent Affair Launched in 2011, Electrum is known for its friendly interface and accessibility alongside using advanced security measures such as multisig authentication and compatibility…

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Move Over Cold-Wallets, The World’s Elite Store $10 Billion Worth of Bitcoin in Cold-Vaults

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Commentary, Finance, News, Tech

Move Over Cold-Wallets, The World’s Elite Store $10 Billion Worth of Bitcoin in Cold-Vaults

While cryptocurrency traders around the world debate over the best hardware coin-storage wallets, the world’s elite-class choose military-grade cold vaults to protect their digital assets. Compared to a wallet the size of a pen-drive, these cold-vaults are located in caves in mountainous locations, protected by iron gates, reinforced concrete, and satellite monitored security, in order to store billions of dollars…

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Ledger Adds Support for Bitcoin Blockchain Timestamp Application Woleet

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, News, Tech

Ledger Adds Support for Bitcoin Blockchain Timestamp Application Woleet

On April 18, 2018, Paris-based hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, officially announced added support for the Woleet project, a blockchain-based timestamp, and signature app, to its crypto hardware wallet Ledger Nano S. A Cost-Effective Way to Certify Digital Documents on the Blockchain In the existing physical system, authenticating documents can lead to discrepancies and human error thus slowing down logistics processes…

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15-year-old Security Researcher Uncovers Flaw in Ledger’s Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Tech

15-year-old Security Researcher Uncovers Flaw in Ledger’s Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets

A major security vulnerability has been discovered in Ledger hardware wallets, prompting the company to issue an official statement. The security flaw was first detected by a 15-year-old British security researcher, named Saleem Rashid. He discovered a hardware-based attack vector that affected all variants of wallets offered by the company, including the Ledger Blue, in November 2017. Ledger, in response,…

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Hands On With the Latest Bitcoin Hardware Wallet: Trezor’s Model T

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, News, Tech

Hands On With the Latest Bitcoin Hardware Wallet: Trezor’s Model T

A very exciting step forward for all you crypto enthusiasts! Trezor have used their excellent knowledge, expertise, and efforts to build the next generation of secure hardware wallets for cryptocurrencies. Trezor’s Model T has been meticulously manufactured in the Czech Republic providing a valuable piece of kit that; is open source, will offer even greater functionality in the future, and…

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With the New Casa Bitcoin Cold Storage Wallet Hackers Stand no Chance

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Finance, News, Tech

With the New Casa Bitcoin Cold Storage Wallet Hackers Stand no Chance

Cryptocurrencies have all the security functionalities of blockchain technology, making them the safest way to send money yet. However, where the problem lies is with the methods of storing these blockchain-based currencies. In recent times, there have been countless cases of hacks and crypto thefts due to the carelessness of crypto users and loopholes in some bitcoin and altcoin wallets as…

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Security Scare Emerges for Ledger’s Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, News, Tech

Security Scare Emerges for Ledger’s Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets

A new research report has highlighted a potential security flaw in hardware wallets which can be exploited by hackers. The report puts major hardware wallet maker Ledger in the spotlight as the researchers in question highlighted the fault to the company about a month ago. As per a recent report by DocDroid, hardware wallets that are supposed to be more…

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