Category: Cold Storage

Crypto Exchanges See Bitcoin Reserves Drop by 70% Since Black Thursday’s Market Rout

Crypto Exchanges See Bitcoin Reserves Drop by 70% Since Black Thursday's Market RoutSince the market carnage on March 12 otherwise known as Black Thursday, the exchange Bitmex has seen 36% of the trading platform’s bitcoin reserves withdrawn. A few other well-known crypto exchanges have seen cold wallets drained, while other trading platforms have witnessed reserve increases. Also read: Spain’s Lawmakers Plan to Provide Basic Income to Low-Income […]

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Belgium Startup Launches Smart Chip Hardware Wallet for SLP-Based Tokens

Belgium Startup Launches Smart Chip Hardware Wallet for SLP-Based TokensOn March 1, the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) developers’ Twitter account revealed a new hardware wallet card for SLP tokens created by the Belgium-based company Satoshichip. The newly designed product is the first SLP token hardware wallet on the market and it works natively with the Electron Cash SLP wallet. Also read: 13 Crypto Debit […]

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From Single Key to Sophisticated Computation: The Evolution of Crypto Exchange Custody

From Single Key to Multi-Party Computation: The Evolution of Crypto Exchange CustodyWhen the first cryptocurrency exchanges sprung up in late 2010, multisig wallets had yet to be invented. As a result, a single private key was commonly used to control all customer funds. Today, multisig has been complemented by sophisticated solutions such as Unbound Tech’s CASP, which uses secure multi-party computation. Despite these innovations, many exchanges […]

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How to Hide Your Bitcoin – Opsec, Anonymity, Cold Storage, Brainwallet, Dexes and Non-Custodials

How to Hide Your Bitcoin (Opsec, Anonymity, Cold Storage, Brainwallet, Dexes and Non-Custodials)In an era of increasing economic uncertainty, surveillance, specialized cybercrime and hacking, knowing how to hide bitcoin safely has become a paramount concern for crypto holders. Whether it’s by way of taking wise opsec measures, utilizing noncustodial tools, leveraging a DEX, or even storing seed phrases in your brain, there’s no shortage of measures that […]

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Bitgo to Offer Regulated Crypto Custody in Switzerland and Germany

Digital Assets Security Company Bitgo to Offer Regulated Crypto Custody in Switzerland and GermanyEuropean crypto exchanges, as well as other companies with significant crypto holdings they need to protect, now have another option for cold storing their digital fortune. Bitgo is expanding out of the U.S. and into Europe with two new companies in Switzerland and Germany. Also Read: German Fintechs Rush to Offer Crypto Custody Services Under […]

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Cold Storage and Bearer Bonds: How to Print an SLP Token Paper Wallet 

The Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) and tokens have become a mainstay within the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem. SLP tokens have gathered traction as they are supported by multiple noncustodial wallets and a slew of tokens gained real-world value after being listed on exchanges. Even though SLP tokens are digital, you can still create a paper wallet […]

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An In-Depth Look at the Multi-Currency Cold Storage Card Ballet

An In Depth Look at the Multi-Currency Cold Storage Card BalletLast September, Bobby Lee, the former CEO of China’s first cryptocurrency exchange BTCC revealed his new business venture Ballet, a non-electronic crypto wallet solution that offers multi-currency support. During the North American Bitcoin Conference Miami, all the attendees got a single Ballet crypto card and news.Bitcoin.com decided to test the product to show our readers […]

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‘DNA-of-Things’ Technology Can Store Bitcoin Passwords in Everyday Objects

‘DNA-of-Things’ Technology Can Store Bitcoin Passwords in Everyday ObjectsTalk of bitcoin passwords being encoded and stored in synthetic DNA is not new, but in a recent development scientists have announced that DNA-encoded information can now be stored in everyday objects such as eye glasses or a shirt button, instead of a vial or test tube. Also Read: Cryptosteel Capsule Will Keep Your Wallet […]

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Evercoin Launches Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

Evercoin Launches Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Hardware WalletAt New York Consensus Invest Summit, Evercoin Inc. today announced Evercoin 2, the “safest hardware wallet”. Evercoin 2 provides a wallet and exchange for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies featuring a hardware wallet the size of a house key powered by YubiKey 5ci, the first implementation of its kind. Prior to this, users wanting hardware security relied on large, difficult to use and not mobile-first first-generation hardware wallets like Ledger and Trezor. Now every compatible YubiKey owner can download a free hardware wallet.

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Cryptosteel Capsule Will Keep Your Wallet Seed Safe and Out of Sight

The Cryptosteel Capsule Will Keep Your Wallet Seed Safe and Out of SightA hollow steel cylinder despatched with 800 lettered tiles, the Cryptosteel Capsule is what it sounds like and nothing more. Assemble the letters to form your wallet’s seed phrase, thread them onto the metal dipstick and screw the capsule shut, safely entombing the key to your crown jewels inside an unassuming piece of hardware. Stash […]

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Ellipal’s Titan Hardware Wallet Is Airgapped and Easy to Use

Ellipal’s Titan Hardware Wallet Is Airgapped and Easy to UseThere’s a lot of hardware wallets out there vying for your hard-earned satoshis. Minimalist USB sticks; credit card-shaped devices with monochrome screens; Bluetooth-enabled gadgets. The Ellipal Titan is a new offering that packs a lot into its $169 price tag. But there’s one thing conspicuously absent – connectivity. The Titan inhabits a vacuum, and for […]

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Review: Coinfinity’s Card Wallet Provides Tamper-Proof Cold Storage

Review: Coinfinity’s Card Wallet Will Securely Store Your Crypto OfflineOutside of exchanges, few cryptocurrency industries are as prosperous as custody. At this stage in Bitcoin’s lifespan, trading crypto and storing crypto appear to be the most popular use cases for crypto – in that order. As a result, a thriving aftermarket for crypto storage solutions has sprung up, both custodial and non-custodial, hot and […]

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How to Cold Store Your Cryptocurrency for Safekeeping

If you’re new to the crypto scene you might have heard about people moving their assets into cold storage or cold wallets but were unsure exactly what this entails. Simply put, it means storing your crypto offline to reduce access to hackers. Here’s how you can easily freeze your coins for safekeeping. Also Read: How […]

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Crypto Community Monitors Bitfinex Wallets and the Strange 6% BTC Premium

Crypto Community Monitors Bitfinex Wallets and the Strange 6% Premium on BTCWhether cryptocurrency enthusiasts believe the stablecoin controversy is worrisome or mere FUD, the news surrounding the $850 million of Bitfinex funds locked up has shaken the markets. Now, digital asset traders are closely monitoring the large premium on Bitfinex, where the price of BTC is trading for $300 more than on most spot markets. The […]

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US Marshals Seeks New Recruit to Dispose of Seized Crypto

The U.S. Marshals Is Looking to Hire Someone to Dispose of Seized CryptoThe U.S. Marshals is looking to hire an individual who can manage cryptocurrencies for the Asset Forfeiture Division. Over the last few years, the law enforcement agency has seized thousands of bitcoins from a variety of investigations. Now the Marshals are in need someone who is competent enough to handle matters like wallet creation, managing […]

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PR: LendaBit.com Launches Excellent P2P Service for Unverified Borrowers

LendaBit.com Launches Excellent P2P Service for Unverified BorrowersLendaBit.com, one of the fastest-growing P2P lending platforms, is pleased to announce the launch of a new special service campaign aimed at further loan liberalization for unverified platform users. From now on, all registered platform users are able to take crypto loans up to 300 USDT on a daily basis, where the borrowing fee accounts for 1% – no verification required!

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Bitgo Obtains $100M Insurance Policy to Cover Crypto Assets

Cryptocurrency wallet service provider Bitgo has secured a $100 million policy through Lloyd’s insurance to cover crypto assets that are completely under the company’s control, such as those held in its business wallet and custody offerings. The policy covers issues like insider theft by employees, loss or damage of private keys and hacks. Also read: Survey […]

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An In-Depth Look at the Trezor Model T Hardware Wallet

An In-Depth Look at the Trezor Model T Hardware WalletCryptocurrency hardware wallets have become a mainstay within the digital asset economy and over the years these devices have evolved. After designing the first bitcoin hardware wallet on the market, the Prague-based firm Satoshilabs has released a new Trezor product line called the Model T. The following hands-on review details how to get started with […]

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The Daily: Genesis Trading Doubles OTC Volume, Bittrex Moves 130,000 BTC

The Daily: Genesis Trading Doubles OTC Volume, Bittrex Moves Coins Between Cold WalletsOTC crypto platform Genesis Global Trading has increased its annual trading volume by 50 percent and we’ve got the details in this edition of The Daily. We also feature an announcement by Bittrex which sought to calm traders who spotted 130,000 BTC being moved, and the launch of an offers bot by P2P exchange Hodl […]

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Sirin Labs Launches Blockchain-Centric ‘Finney’ Smartphone

Siren Labs Launches 'Finney' the Blockchain-Centric SmartphoneOn Nov. 29, Sirin Labs announced the commercial launch of its new blockchain smartphone known as the Finney. According to the cellphone creators, the Finney offers “secure and state of the art mobile technology” alongside an embedded cold storage cryptocurrency wallet. Also read: Bloxroute Joins the Block Size Debate With New Block Propagation Service People Can […]

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Review: Ellipal’s New Hardware Wallet is Separating From the Web Altogether

Review: Ellipal's 'The Cold Wallet 2.0'Ellipal is one of the lesser-known names in the hardware wallet game. The Hong Kong-based company is on the rise, however, propelled by the success of its flagship device, “The Cold Wallet 2.0.” The smartphone-like device promises all the functionality of a Ledger or Trezor wallet, but without the need to ever connect to the web. […]

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The Daily: Square Open-Sources Subzero, Coin Stats Launches Chat Platform

The Daily: Square Open-Sources Subzero, Coin Stats Launches Chat PlatformIn this edition of The Daily, we look at Square’s recent decision to open-source its Subzero cold storage solution. We also focus on Bitcurate’s new cryptocurrency market intelligence service, as well as the chat platform that Coin Stats is launching for cryptocurrency investors and coin teams. Also read: Binance to Expand in Singapore, Uphold Launches Loan […]

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