Tag: opsec

May 11 2022

Protected: Why Use An Air-Gapped Computer (AGC) For Bitcoining?

Use of an air-gapped computer improves general operational security relative to the exposure other devices experience.I get many questions about this so I’ve decided to write about why an air-gapped computer (AGC) for Bitcoin security might be desirable for some people.Reason OneThe primary reason for an air-gapped computer (AGC) is to check the functioning of your hardware wallet (HWW)....

Mar 31 2022

Basic Threat Modeling For Bitcoin Mining At Home

In addition to the KYC-free units of censorship-resistant internet money, mining bitcoin at home brings unique security threats.Home mining is one of the best expressions of individual sovereignty available, but every retail mining operation carries a variety of risks that need to be accounted for and mitigated as much as possible.Broadening awareness of the benefits of converting electricity into KYC-free...

Feb 02 2022

How To Get The Most From In-Person Bitcoin Events

Bitcoin events are great expressions of the Bitcoin ethos and critical touchpoints for newcomers and technology innovators alike.Bitcoin conferences and meetups are great expressions of the Bitcoin ethos and culture. They come in all varieties, from casual drinks meetups, to formalized talks and panels, to small-scale conferences, all the way up to the biggest events that see tens of thousands of attendees....

Jan 23 2022

Bitcoin OPSEC Tips From Casa Keyfest: What Should James Bond Do?

Jan 23 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  casa culture feature hacks james bond

During Casa Keyfest, Head of Security Ron Stoner gave some tips on Bitcoin OPSEC. Naturally, I wondered what James Bond should do.During a Casa Keyfest conference session held on January 6, Casa Head of Security Ron Stoner gave a rundown on “operations security” (OPSEC), a...

Oct 22 2021

The Andy Milonakis NFT Show, EP. 9 – The Milonakisuniverse’s Road Map

Tonight, on The Andy Milonakis NFT Show: We’re going to keep learning about NFTs and the culture around them through Andy Milonakis’ eyes. This time, our hero works on his own collection and keeps fighting his usual battles. We’ll also check back with Milonakis’ NFT vault and highlight his new acquisitions, which we haven’t done in a while. Sit back and fasten your...

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...

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