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Privacy & security

Privacy and security measures are often the first technologies to evolve in the blockchain space. As these measures grow and become applied more widely, this space will bring them to the forefront.

Privacy & security

Nopara73 on Wasabi Wallet and the Quest for Bitcoin Privacy

In this exclusive Bitcoin Magazine video interview, Wasabi Wallet creator nopara73 discusses the future of his project, CoinJoin and privacy.

Oct 25, 2019
Privacy & security

Blockstream Green Wallet Adds Early Access Tor Integration

The latest version of the Blockstream Green bitcoin wallet includes a Tor integration that can be leveraged to obfuscate a user’s IP address.

Oct 17, 2019
Privacy & security

Edge Wallet Partners With Bity to Offer Non-KYC Fiat Exchanges

To deliver bitcoin purchases with credit cards and BTC-to-fiat conversions without requiring KYC user data, Edge has partnered with Bity.

Oct 2, 2019
Payments

Video Interview: Bitrefill CEO Sergej Kotliar on Gift Cards, Privacy and the Lightning Network

In an exclusive video interview, Bitrefill CEO Sergej Kotliar discusses gift cards, privacy, the circular economy and the Lightning Network.

Sep 27, 2019
Privacy & security

Video Interview: Rodolfo Novak on the Coldcard Wallet and Opendime

Coinkite CEO Rodolfo Novak (aka NVK) talks about his Bitcoin-only hardware wallets, Coldcard and the Opendime, and the market demand for them.

Sep 25, 2019
Privacy & security

Cartoon: A Question of Trust

As in the legend of William Tell, Mark Zuckerberg better prove to be a good shot if people are going to trust libra as much as they trust bitcoin.

Sep 24, 2019
Privacy & security

Bitcoin Is Not Anonymous and Tor Users Are Forgetting This

A research paper from the University of Qatar serves as a reminder that Bitcoin is not private and that it can negate the privacy of Tor users.

Sep 20, 2019
Privacy & security

New Cold Wallet Custody Solution Strives to Eliminate Cryptocurrency Hacks

GK8 has introduced a product for real-time blockchain transactions without an internet connection — a cold wallet custody solution.

Sep 19, 2019
Privacy & security

U.S. Government Sues Snowden for Profits of Memoir, Speaking Engagements

The U.S. government has filed a lawsuit against whistleblower Edward Snowden for violating secrecy agreements in his memoir and speaking engagements.

Sep 17, 2019
Privacy & security

CipherTrace Unveils Travel Rule Protocol for Cryptocurrency Businesses

CipherTrace has released TRISA, which might help cryptocurrency businesses comply with regulations like the travel rule in a privacy-preserving way.

Sep 10, 2019
Adoption & Community

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review – September 7th, 2019

9/7/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.

Sep 7, 2019
Privacy & security

Hardware Wallets Just Got a Bit More Secure With Trezor’s Shamir Backups

Shamir Backups, developed by Trezor’s SatoshiLabs, lets users split up their hardware wallet backup seeds.

Sep 6, 2019
Payments

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Bitcoin in Focus

This week in bitcoin news saw another twist in the Craig Wright saga, LocalBitcoins move away from anonymous trading with new KYC/AML requirements and more.

Aug 31, 2019
Privacy & security

LocalBitcoins’ New KYC Rules Raise Privacy Concerns

Can an exchange with KYC/AML be “decentralized”?

Aug 28, 2019
Privacy & security

Trade Association Proposes Code of Practice for Singapore Cryptocurrency Industry

The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups, Singapore, has released a draft of a code of practice for cryptocurrency businesses in the country.

Aug 14, 2019
Privacy & security

BitPay Upgrades Offerings and Tightens Identification Measures

The cryptocurrency payment facilitator is adding a user-experience upgrade and requirement identification for high-value transactions.

Aug 13, 2019
Digital Assets

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review – August 3rd, 2019

8/3/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.

Aug 3, 2019
Privacy & security

Messaging via Blockstream’s Satellite: Lightning’s Killer App?

Hundreds of Lightning enthusiasts are already leveraging it.

Jul 29, 2019
Privacy & security

QuickBit Confirms Data Leak

Swedish cryptocurrency exchange QuickBit has confirmed a customer data leak following a security upgrade.

Jul 22, 2019
Adoption & Community

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review – July 20th, 2019

7/20/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.

Jul 20, 2019