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.

Nayuta’s new mobile Lightning bitcoin wallet uses a novel full node/SPV validation model which accounts for all portable needs.
Nayuta Launches Hybrid Full Node/SPV Mobile Bitcoin Wallet

Nayuta’s new mobile Lightning bitcoin wallet uses a novel full node/SPV validation model which accounts for all portable needs.

AI and ML
Op Ed: Bitcoin Is the Key to Ethical AI

We need an AI system that allows us to share our data, profit from it and have a say in how it is used. Bitcoin, through the model of true ownership, can do this.

cold storage
Op Ed: HODLing Bitcoin? Cold Storage Is Worth the Extra Effort

In this op ed, Maciej Cepnik explores the concept of cold storage, an increasingly popular method to hold bitcoin safely.

SNICKER, a draft BIP, could allow for bitcoin mixing without any synchronization or interaction between users.
SNICKER: How Alice and Bob Can Mix Bitcoin With No Interaction

SNICKER, a draft BIP, could allow for bitcoin mixing without any synchronization or interaction between users.

Unchained Capital has launched its Caravan bitcoin wallet, an open-source solution that might bring multisig security to the masses.
With Open-Source Caravan Wallet, Unchained Wants to Make Multisig Mainstream

Unchained Capital has launched its Caravan bitcoin wallet, an open-source solution that wants to bring multisig security to the masses.

This hardware bitcoin wallet review tests the simplicity, software, verification, unique features and privacy of the Trezor Model T, Ledger Nano X, KeepKey, BitBox02 and Coldcard Mk3.
Bitcoin Wallet Reviews: What’s the Best Hardware Wallet on the Market? Part 2

This hardware bitcoin wallet review tests the simplicity, software, verification, unique features and privacy of the Trezor Model T, Ledger Nano X, KeepKey, BitBox02 and Coldcard Mk3.

Let's talk bitcoin - Introducing the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast
Podcast: What Harnessing the Bitcoin Blockchain’s Power Could Mean for China

In this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, Alex Gladstein of the Human Rights Foundation discusses blockchain technology and democracy.

Paul Puey talks about buying bitcoin on the Edge mobile wallet and tackles key issues related to Bitcoin privacy.
Video: Paul Puey on Edge Wallet and Bitcoin Privacy

In this video interview, Paul Puey talks about buying bitcoin on the Edge mobile wallet and tackles key issues related to Bitcoin privacy.

By inadvertently including the majority of its users’ emails in an update email, cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has compromised their privacy.
BitMEX Compromises User Data in Email Gaffe

By inadvertently including the majority of its users’ emails in an update email, cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has compromised their privacy.

Douglas Bakkum and Stadicus of Shift Cryptosecurity discuss the new BitBox02 hardware wallet and upcoming BitBoxBase Bitcoin and Lightning node.
Video: Shift Cryptosecurity on Its Base Node and BitBox02 Wallet

Douglas Bakkum and Stadicus of Shift Cryptosecurity discuss the new BitBox02 hardware wallet and upcoming BitBoxBase Bitcoin and Lightning node.

In this video interview, HodlHodl CEO Max Keidun talks about open sourcing the exchange and its API and how that aligns with a cypherpunk vision.
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.

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

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

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

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

Bitcoin Cartoon: Libra, Facebook Question of Trust
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.

An increasing number of bitcoin wallets are including exchange features. This article analyzes some of the most popular solutions and presents their pros and cons.
With New Exchange Features, Wallets Aren’t Just for Storing Bitcoin Anymore

Which of these bitcoin wallets is right for you?

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.
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.

GK8 cold wallet
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.

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

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

Bitcoin News Week in Review
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.

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

Bitcoin News Week in Review
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.