We all forget passwords, type them incorrectly and misplace them. When your encrypted wallet.dat file may contain a very large amount of coins, your password could be worth thousands of BTC. Encrypting your wallet.dat file is the number one thing… Read more ›
Reports are coming in that Slush’s Mining Pool has been compromised. Reports came in from the bitcoin channel and Slush’s main website shows the following: Follow what’s happening at bitcointalk Let’s hope no real damage has been done.
As at 20:25 CET Bitcoin-Central.net website is compromised and showing the following page. Await further info if you are a member. Bitcoin websites still have a way to go to get grade A security. It is still all part of… Read more ›
Using only one form of authentication signing in to a website or service is becoming less and less secure. Multi-Factor authentication is becoming much more important to help secure your identification especially with Bitcoin use. This video from Keith Barker… Read more ›
Here is a question for any mathematicians and/or cryptologists out there: What is the chance of guessing the private key of a bitcoin address? One answer Ive seen on Bitcointalk.org states it nicely: “If you can find a computer capable… Read more ›
As Bitcoin continues it’s growth lots of people will try to start their own Bitcoin clone. (Here’s a list http://dustcoin.com/mining ) Novacoin is one of those new coins. You may be interested in some of the background of this new… Read more ›
Suppose there has to be an hello world. Hello… World!