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How Payswap Can Confuse Blockchain Analysts, Benefiting Bitcoin Privacy for All

Payswap, from pseudonymous developer “ZmnSCPxj,” offers a simple-yet-effective trick to confuse blockchain analysis and obscure bitcoin transactions.

Aaron van Wirdum
Jan 23, 2020

2019 Saw Most Exchange Attacks Ever, With Hackers Becoming More Savvy

According to Chainalysis, 2019 saw a rise in cryptocurrency exchange attacks, with hackers getting better at dodging security and obscuring loot.

Colin Harper
Jan 22, 2020

The Fed Has Pumped $500 Billion Into the Repo Market. Where Does It End?

In September 2019, the interest rate for the overnight money market surged to 10%.

Colin Harper
Jan 20, 2020

Video: Reviewing the Billfodl Multishard

The Billfodl Multishard is a two-of-three stainless steel recovery seed storage device that allows you to split your seed into three shards.

Michael Taiberg
Jan 17, 2020

Review: HTC Exodus 1s, the Full Bitcoin Node Smartphone

The HTC Exodus 1s is a pioneering device offering great value, but limits in its Bitcoin focus and full node capabilities leave room for improvement.

Vlad Costea
Jan 17, 2020

The Kindest Cut: Why the 2020 Bitcoin Halvening Is the Most Important Yet

The Bitcoin halvening of 2020 may give bitcoin economically incontestable reasons to become a legitimately competitive store of value.

Peter C. Earle
Jan 16, 2020

Remembering Tamás Blummer, Pioneering Bitcoin Developer

Tamás Blummer, a Bitcoin developer since 2012 and founder of groundbreaking Bitcoin projects, reportedly passed away after a long fight with cancer.

Peter Chawaga
Jan 15, 2020

Bitcoin Researcher Drums Up Academic Interest in Erlay Protocol

Naumenko’s presentation on Erlay at ACM was a rare example of Bitcoin research being discussed at a conference not specifically related to blockchain tech.

Michael Folkson
Jan 15, 2020

Do CoinJoins Really Require Equal Transaction Amounts for Privacy? Part One: CashFusion

A new mixing protocol called CashFusion challenges the assumption that CoinJoins require equal amounts for the mix to be effective.

Aaron van Wirdum
Jan 13, 2020

Wasabi Wallet Launches #BitcoinIsSafe Campaign to Counter Erroneous Antivirus Detections

Through the #BitcoinIsSafe, #WasabiIsSafe campaign, the Wasabi Wallet team wants to keep Bitcoin Core from being flagged by antivirus software.

Vlad Costea
Jan 13, 2020

Want to Learn About Bitcoin? Try Conference-Driven Development

Challenging yourself to present at conferences and meetups can be a great way to learn more about Bitcoin and its technical aspects.

Michael Folkson
Jan 10, 2020

Why Proof of Reserves Is Important to Bitcoin

As the allure of holding fractional reserves increases, proof of reserves can help clients of custodial platforms verify if their funds are there or not.

Mauricio Di Bartolomeo
Jan 9, 2020

Bitcoin Hash Rate Hits All-Time High Behind Price Rise, Private Pools in China

Bitcoin’s hash rate hit an all-time high of 117 EH/s in early 2020. But the reasons why are more nuanced than “the halving.”

Colin Harper
Jan 9, 2020

Bitcoin and the Primacy of the Digital World

As our perception of the world evolves from the analog to the digital, bitcoin represents digital value without all the problems inherent to a digital world.

Pascal Hügli
Jan 8, 2020

Podcast: Bitcoin Clarity With Kiara Bickers

In this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, Dave Hollerith talks with Kiara Bickers, author of Bitcoin Clarity: A Guide to Understanding Bitcoin.

Bitcoin Magazine
Jan 8, 2020

Making Regulatory Progress With Bitcoin ETFs and Pricing

In light of the SEC’s ETF rejection history, we consider the current state of bitcoin pricing and what can be done to advance the bitcoin ETF conversation.

Greg Cipolaro
Jan 8, 2020

Bitcoin Was Uncorrelated With Major Assets, Experienced Low Volatility in 2019

According to a report from cryptocurrency trading platform SFOX, bitcoin emerged from 2019 with low volatility and as an uncorrelated macro asset.

Colin Harper
Jan 7, 2020

2020 and Beyond: Bitcoin’s Potential Protocol Upgrades

The end of Bitcoin’s longest stretch without consensus forks?

Aaron van Wirdum
Jan 6, 2020