Posts with the tag “security”
Quantum Computing and Satoshi's Sunken Treasure
by Doug Faust on July 30th, 2019
Can you ever recover lost keys or can your private keys be hacked through some amazing and secretive advance in computing power? If you’ve been learning about cryptocurrencies for a while, you’ve probably seen a discussion of this. Unfortunately, the talk of key security was probably an incomprehensible blast of the expert and esoteric language of things like elliptic curve cryptography, lost pr...
Phone Security for Crypto Assets
by Doug Faust on November 2nd, 2017
Admittedly, cryptocurrency ownership has some enervating aspects. Depending on how much you like rollercoasters, one of those aspects might be the volatility. However, the irreversibility and the overall Code Is Law ethic of blockchain should inspire caution and respect.This is especially true if you’ve gotten complacent about centralized commercial services like credit cards giving almost painle...