Tag: coinjoin

Sep 24 2021

This Tool Can Protect Your Privacy When Using Bitcoin

On-chain coinjoin is blended with off-chain coinswaps in this fascinating new hybrid approach.There is a new privacy tool coming to town: coinswaps on statechains. The original statechain design was proposed by Ruben Somsen at Scaling Bitcoin 2018 in Tokyo. I will summarize quickly, but Aaron van Wirdum has a very thorough explainer of the original concept...

Sparrow Bitcoin Wallet Adds Support To Whirlpool CoinJoin

The open-source desktop wallet now allows users to CoinJoin directly to cold storage after a configurable number of mixing rounds.Sparrow Wallet, an open- source Bitcoin wallet focused on self-sovereignty and usability, has added support for the Whirlpool CoinJoin implementation in its newest release. Sparrow 1.5.0 allows users to mix unspent...

Aug 11 2021

New Implementation For Bitcoin Mixing Service CoinJoin Improves Sybil Resistance

This week’s Bitcoin Optech newsletter details a JoinMarket implementation improvement for CoinJoin bitcoin mixing and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter...

Jul 07 2021

The Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Planned Rollout

After much anticipation, the Wasabi Wallet team unveils the planned rollout for Wasabi Wallet 2.0.Wasabi Wallet 2.0, a highly anticipated update to the Bitcoin privacy wallet, is set to rollout in the next 5 to 14 weeks, according to a blog post sent to Bitcoin Magazine. The post also laid...

May 11 2021

A Privacy Standard In Bitcoin, And How It Will Protect Bitcoin Users

May 11 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  coinjoin culture opsec privacy security

There exists a security problem inherent to Bitcoin’s transparency that needs to be addressed by the community.Bitcoin has a fungibility issue; it is transparent, which can be both good and bad. Transparency allows everyone to check how many bitcoin are in circulation and to ensure that nobody is cheating. But it also allows bad actors (such as governments) to monitor the chain...

Mar 01 2021

What Are Bitcoin Mixers?

Bitcoin mixers are solutions (software or services) that let users mix their coins with other users, in order to preserve their privacy.While Bitcoin addresses are “pseudonymous” — meaning, they don’t, in themselves, reveal the identity of their owner...

Nov 05 2020

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Announced, Focusing On Privacy Ahead Of Mass Adoption

Wasabi Wallet, a privacy-focused Bitcoin wallet, today announced Wasabi Wallet 2.0. It expects the product to release sometime in the next three to 14 months. Wasabi Wallet is a free and open-source desktop wallet that leverages CoinJoin mixing to obscure transaction history by combining multiple bitcoin payments from multiple parties into single transactions,...

Oct 26 2020

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