Category Archives: Cryptocurrency

Compile BitcoinQt from sources

Building Bitcoin client from sources is a good way to protect yourself from visiting and downloading malicious binary file from the official website. Imagine a group of hackes attacks DNS server so bitcoin.org redirects you to their website, it looks the same, it acts the same, but it contains backdoored Bitcoin-Qt wallet.

You can be smarter and download and compile the client from sources. To do so, just follow some simple steps:
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Compile LitecoinQt from sources

Building Litecoin client from sources is a good way to protect yourself from visiting and downloading malicious binary file from the official website. Imagine a group of hackes attacks DNS server so litecoin.org redirects you to their website, it looks the same, it acts the same, but it contains backdoored Litecoin-Qt wallet.

You can be smarter and download and compile the client from sources. To do so, just follow some simple steps:
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How to crack brainwallets

Well… there are people who used Brainwallets to keep their BTCs under a single password. They have lost a lot. 4BTC… or even more. Brainwallet was described by Forbes in… 2012 The Ultimate in Mobile Money. But it was in 2012. It’s November 2013 right now and the situation has changed.

Brainwallets are not a solution right now. Not at all. Just because you think no one will ever break your password, you must know, someone surely will, and I am going to convince you. I will show you how easy it is to steal BTC from a Brainwallet. As you can see in the first example, a redditor writes: “The pass phrase was a line from an obscure poem in Afrikaans“.

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