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Craig Wright has Seemingly Lost his Private Keys

As the year almost comes to a close, everyone wants to get their message in. Even Craig Wright is making headlines, although not in the manner he had hoped for.  More specifically, it appears as if Craig Wright can’t prove he is Satoshi Nakamoto after all. A Problem for Craig Wright The private key associated...
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How Hard Is It to Brute Force a Bitcoin Private Key?

Trying to crack a private key with a brute force attack is a bit like trying to count to infinity: the sooner you begin, the faster you’ll never get there. Despite being as next to impossible as impossible gets, using a brute force attack to crack a bitcoin private key remains an intriguing idea for...
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PayFair Cold Wallet Hacked, Escrow Closed

The PayFair project, an Ethereum-based startup that has been around for about three years, closed its site temporarily due to a compromised private key on its chief cold wallet. The funds were moved from the hacked wallet into a still unrevealed new cold storage. PayFair Site Closed to Prevent Further Attacks PayFair caused panic as...
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Key Tips to Know Before Investing in Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been one of the most talked-about currencies today, but there are still many people who don’t understand what it is and why more and more investors are choosing this currency to invest in. You may have also read conflicting stories about Bitcoin. There are news articles that say it’s not wise to invest...
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Here’s Exactly How Long it Would Take to Crack Your Bitcoin Wallet

We put a lot of faith in passwords, specifically in the private keys which secure our Bitcoin and crypto wallets. If someone were to find out or hack our private key, they would gain control over the funds in the wallet. But how long would that take? Fortunately, software reviews website, Better Buys, has just...
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