Category: Private Key

How Hard Is It to Brute Force a Bitcoin Private Key?

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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BCH Microblog ‘Member’ Shows the Future of Reddit-Like Forums

BCH-Based Microblog Member Shows the Future of Reddit-Like ForumsSince the Bitcoin Cash upgrade in May 2018, software developers have unleashed a slew of microblogging protocols that utilize OP_return transactions. One application called Member is a BCH-based browser that makes use of these types of transactions and the extra space added to the data carrier size. While still in its infancy, the Member platform […]

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An In-Depth Look at Iris, a New Decentralized Social Network

An In-Depth Look at Iris a New Decentralized Social Networking PlatformCryptocurrency advocates have been discussing a new social media platform designed by one of Bitcoin’s earliest developers Martti Malmi, otherwise known as Sirius. The project he designed, called Iris, is a social networking application that stores and indexes everything on the user’s devices and connects directly with peers rather than using centralized and privacy-invasive algorithms. […]

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Create a Custom BCH Address With Vanity.cash

Create a Custom BCH Address With Vanity.cashA vanity address can be useful in various situations. If you have a business, for example, you can incorporate its name into a bitcoin cash address you regularly use for payments. Vanity.cash is a platform that will help you create custom BCH addresses in a few easy steps. Also read: Find a Job Paid With […]

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There’s 100 Unclaimed Bitcoin Cash Wallets Hidden Worldwide

There's a Hundred Unclaimed Bitcoin Cash Wallets Hidden WorldwideOver the last few months, the geocaching treasure hunt Findbitcoin.cash has gathered a bunch of new hidden BCH treasures. At the time of publication, there are approximately 105 concealed bitcoin cash wallets hidden all over the world with a large portion of these funds hidden in the U.S. and Australia. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin […]

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Anchor a Document or File to the BCH Chain With Notary.Bitcoin.com

Anchor a Document or File to the BCH Chain With Notary.Bitcoin.comIn my last article, I explained how to prove ownership of a specific address by signing a message with a public and private key pair. That’s just one way of proving ownership and verifying a valid signature, as BCH users can also anchor a document to the chain using the Bitcoin Cash protocol’s Script language. […]

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How to Prove Ownership With a Bitcoin Cash Address and Digital Signature

How to Prove Ownership With a Bitcoin Cash Address and Digital SignatureBitcoin is an amazing form of money and the technology Satoshi created has incredible potential. However, most people don’t realize that the blockchain not only allows for a great medium of exchange, but it also provides the means for creating notarized proofs. The following walkthrough aims to show anyone how to prove they own a […]

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How to Create a Bitcoin Cash Wallet With Cashaddress

The Daily Tip, Bitcoin cash, bch, wallet, public address, private key, Cashaddress, platform, websiteSetting up a bitcoin cash wallet is one of the first steps to getting involved in the world of peer-to-peer electronic cash. And while there are many established wallet providers that support BCH, you can use the Cashaddress platform to create a bitcoin cash wallet all by yourself. Also read: Smartphone Wallpaper Lets You Track […]

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PR: Bitcoin.com Partners With CryptoTag to Bring Space Grade Security to the Bitcoin.com Store

Bitcoin.com Partners With CryptoTag to Bring Space Grade Security to the Bitcoin.com StoreYour security and legacy is not something to be taken lightly. This is why Bitcoin.com have partnered with the security experts at CRYPTOTAG to bring their cutting edge private key and seed backup solution to the Bitcoin.com Store.

The CRYPTOTAG Starter Kit gives you the tools you need to store your private keys and recovery seed on space-grade titanium. Built to be indestructible.

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Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’

Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the "Real Bitcoin"Well-known American hacker George Hotz, also known as Geohot, has been talking extensively about cryptocurrencies lately, and more specifically about bitcoin cash. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Hotz published a cryptocurrency programming video using bitcoin cash and showed people how to send a BCH transaction from scratch using the Python programming language. Also read: BCH Devcon Streamlines […]

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Bitcoin After Death: The Perils of Sharing One’s Fortune

Bitcoin After Death: Inheritance That Can Be Lost ForeverIf you are a young fortune-hunter toiling away on a computer in a basement, the prospect of death probably isn’t among your top considerations. Equally, if the main draw to crypto is its relative privacy, you may not be particularly eager to share your private keys with your loved ones, as a hacker could sift […]

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