Category: Bitcoin

Bytecoin was exploited

Bug in CryptoNote A rather serious bug in all CryptoNote-based cryptocoins was recently released by the monero-community. The bug allowed for forging of keyimages, essentially allowing skilled individuals to mint new coins at will. First i would like to congratulate Fluffypony and the other monero-developers to have handled this situation VERY professionally and responsible. Bytecoin Although i consider Bytecoin to be shady at best and an outright scam at worst, there are lots of new people in the community that […]

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My take on bitcoin paper wallets

Cryptocurrencies Most of my energy the last few months have been devoted to cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin and Monero. When (not IF) cryptocurrencies become more mainstream, i have no doubt that the frontiers for security will move there too. The common common quote [insert-random-term-here]-hacking for fun and profit will literally mean actual profit. I will leave this topic open for another post in the future. Paper-wallets The safe storage of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have been and will continue […]

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