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Actual Bitcoin Supply Will Be Less Than 21 Million

17 Aug 2023 2 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

I wrote back in July 2021 about lost Bitcoin and actual max supply. My conclusion was that the actual max supply was around 17 million at the time of that writing. I thought it would be interesting to revisit the subject, and see if we can draw any n...

Act Now: Safeguard Your Private Keys (NYCNY...)

27 Oct 2023 2 minute read 9 comments Crypto Safety First

Not many years ago, the consequence of losing the wallet's private keys was 'limited' to losing ownership of your cryptocurrencies. But nowadays, the private keys are also used for accessing Web 2.5 and Web3 applications and features, so permanently...

How to Generate a Nano (XNO) Vanity Address with nano-vanity

23 Aug 2023 2 minute read 3 comments Great White Snark

Recently, I got it into my head that I want a custom/vanity Nano (XNO) address. After having no luck with NanoAddr (Firefox prevents the Web worker from running due to a security issue), I decided that this week I'll try nano-vanity (written in Rust)...

Email Disabled And Cause Some Financial Losses

28 Oct 2023 2 minute read 7 comments shohana1

Image by Claim Accident Services from Pixabay These days everything happening against me and making me broken constantly. Recently my five years old email account disabled and when I appeal to get back it they giving me lame explanation like my emai...

Not your key not your money

6 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Kenzoo

Crypto welcomes 2024, some are happy and some are sad. The happy ones who have invested when the price is still far below the market price, the sad ones from those who cannot own, sell too quickly, feel too late, to the part that has been deceived by...

How Asymmetric Encryption Works (In Oversimplified Terms)

16 Jan 2023 1 minute read 2 comments Great White Snark

Asymmetric encryption requires at least two entities (usually people) to exchange encrypted messages. It also requires each of those entities to have two keys: a public key, which is shared a private key, which is kept secret Here's how it works, i...

Lesson relearnt: Not your keys...

26 Apr 2021 3 minute read 2 comments bengy

    Unsplash   Sigh... the idea of "not your keys, not your crypto" is one that is hammered home to all newcomers to our beloved crypto-space. I mean, it is one of the central pillars of cryptocurrency... the idea that you are the sole custodian...

Scatter Wallet: Top 10 Best Crypto DApps Review

17 Jul 2019 6 minute read 8 comments Jimmy D

    The present accepted version of Scatter desktop is an evolution of the classic Google Chrome browser extension developed by N.S. James.  Although it works similar to a browser extension, the desktop version is much more secure and safe than some...

The Basics Of A Bitcoin Public Key and Private Key

27 May 2023 4 minute read 2 comments 0xVince

Most users are already familiar with a digital wallet. The wallet is what holds your keys to your cryptocurrency assets, like Bitcoin. Then you realize that these are important components of owning your Bitcoin. They grant you control of your own mon...

Blood in the Markets: The One Lesson We Most Need to Learn From the Collapse of FTX

10 Nov 2022 2 minute read 2 comments Bayrd

Over the last few days, the Crypto-Space has been severally impacted by the serious issues surrounding the popular exchange, FTX. FTX was, only a few days ago, the second largest Crypto exchange, and the sudden collapse of FTX has single-handedly set...