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Crypto Self-Custodying Offers Protection Amid FTX Exchange Fallout
Huge losses of funds at FTX have shaken the trust of crypto investors, but private keys and crypto wallets can protect investors from fraud and mismanagement.
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Air Gap? Hardware Wallet? Multisig? Bitcoin Self-Storage Means Hard Choices
Wallet manufacturers debated the best ways to store bitcoin private keys safely at the BalticHoneybadger conference in Riga.
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Dfns plans to prevent crypto wallets being hacked by splitting the keys and distributing them across a network. (Shutterstock)
Dfns Raises $13.5M to Build Out Password Protection for Crypto Wallets
The French company's service splits a wallet's private key, or password, and distributes the pieces so it no longer exists in a single place.
Dfns plans to prevent crypto wallets being hacked by splitting the keys and distributing them across a network. (Shutterstock)

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Pay Your Friends to Protect Your Keys: One Startup's New Take on Crypto Custody
Vault12 is rolling out its crypto custody solution, which lets users pay their friends in ether to protect their private keys.
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Multicoin, Binance, Coinbase Invest in Startup Keeping Private Keys Secure
Private key management startup Torus has raised $2 million from some heavy hitters, including Coinbase Ventures, Binance Labs and Multicoin Capital.
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Proof of Keys Explained: Bitcoin’s First Planned ‘Bank Run’ Is Today
Participants in the "Proof of Keys" movement will be taking their money out of third-party bitcoin services, moving it to accounts only they control.
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What Happened When Secret Bitcoin Keys Went Public
The long-awaited reveal of the private keys, once able to trigger a bitcoin alert system, occurred Monday via an email from Bitcoin Core devs.
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Friends Don't Let Friends Do Bad Crypto
Our duty to users doesn't end when they leave our site or app. Behaviors learned from us guide interactions with other services, writes Dan Elitzer.
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Coinbase Awarded Patent for Bitcoin Security Concept
Cryptocurrency exchange startup Coinbase has been awarded a new patent related to private key security, public records show.
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Chain and Thales Interlock for Blockchain Key Security Solution
French cyber-defense and aerospace firm Thales has launched a new integration with blockchain startup Chain aimed to boost blockchain security.
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