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KeepKey, a hardware wallet designed for the secure storage of bitcoin and other virtual currency, informed users on Saturday that the company’s systems had been targeted by a hacker on Christmas Day. KeepKey founder Darin Stanchfield said the attacker activated a new phone number under his PIN-protected Verizon account and used it to hijack his […]

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Last week Google announced a weakness in the Android platform that left users of certain BitCoin wallet applications at risk and potentially allowing the theft of funds. Upon further examination, it emerged that the Android implementation of Java SecureRandom class contains a vulnerability that prevents the generation of secure random numbers to protect the wallet […]

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There’s been a lot of confusion over the last few days, since bitcoin.org announced that an Android component responsible for generating secure random numbers contained a critical weakness that rendered many Android bitcoin wallets vulnerable. There are a number of different issues that seem to have come into play to make these bitcoin wallets vulnerable. […]

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