What We Can Learn From The Ledger Connect Hack

Ledger wallet connect hack

As you tumble down the Bitcoin rabbit hole, one of your first steps is to get your coins off exchanges and hold your keys. Many of us, lured by the promise of self-custody and the simplicity of a thumb drive, entrusted our Bitcoin riches to Ledger wallets. These affordable devices, once the go-to for security […]

What Is Shamir Secret Sharing?

Shamir secret sharing

In researching Bitcoin, you’ve likely come across terms like decentralised, stateless, non-custodial, and elimination of third-party risk, all routed as benefits of using the network; well, that and “number go up“, right?  While these features are unique to Bitcoin and contribute to the value proposition, many of us distil all that value into the fiat […]

What Is Multi-Party Computation (MPC)?

MPC explained

I am sure a few days after receiving your first paycheque; someone told you how important it is to “manage your money”. Earning an income is only one half of the equation; keeping the money and ensuring you have a larger capital stock for a rainy day is the second task you’re left to figure […]

What Is Frostsnap?

Frostsnap explained

The core of Bitcoin’s value proposition is the ability to self-custody through the simple act of creating a wallet where you hold the only copy of the keys. When you self custody your funds, you are free of any third-party risk, but you will face a different set of obstacles. If you ever lose your […]

What Are The Types Of Bitcoin Public Keys?

Types of public keys

If you’ve created a Bitcoin wallet before, you should be pretty familiar with the public address or public key. This key is represented by a long string of text with letters and numbers generated by your wallet, which you can use to receive funds.  When you generate a public address, your wallet uses your private […]

What Are AirGapped Bitcoin Wallets?

Airgapped btc wallets

When it comes down to securing your bitcoin and holding your keys, there isn’t a single path to storage. You can start with a method as simple as downloading a software hot wallet for free and generating a set of keys on your desktop or mobile device, or you can opt for something more elaborate, […]

Practicing “Safe Crypto” With A Triple Wrapped Ledger Nano

Safe Crypto - Triple Ledger Nano S

Don’t Be A Fool, Cover Your Tool And that tool is your crypto stash lol. As always, speaking to my mate @chekohler about our Strat-Stack-Sats (Strategy to Stack Sats every Saturday) brings about the conversation around how we store our crypto safely. Neither of us are too keen on leaving funds on exchanges and I […]

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