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Why the Billfodl Only Holds 4 Letters of Each Recovery Word

Why the Billfodl Only Holds 4 Letters of Each Recovery Word

You’ve just received your very own Billfodl in the mail, and you go to set it up, when you realise that each slot only holds four letters. You star...
How to Check If Your Ledger Recovery Phrase Is Correct?

How to Check If Your Ledger Recovery Phrase Is Correct?

(Image source: Unsplash)  In the age of cryptographic blockchain replacing physical bank vaults, security measures have also been decentralized,...
What To Do If You Lose Your Hardware Wallet

What To Do If You Lose Your Hardware Wallet

It’s everyone’s worst nightmare, you go to check your balance or make a transaction and realise that your hardware wallet is missing! You know that...
Why Your Recovery Phrase Is The Most Important Thing To Keep Safe

Why Your Recovery Phrase Is The Most Important Thing To Keep Safe

Ask anyone in the cryptocurrency industry what the most important part of owning crypto is and they’ll answer: owning your own private key. Without...
Do You Really Own The Crypto You Just Bought?

Do You Really Own The Crypto You Just Bought?

So you’ve finally decided to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon! After some research you decide on the exchange with the lowest fees, and you spend the ...
How to Set up and Use The Ledger Nano S

How to Set up and Use The Ledger Nano S

Ledger Nano S Brief Overview Having the compact size of your average USB memory stick, the Ledger Nano S solves the problem of crypto hacking. You ...
Should You Use PayPal to Purchase Bitcoin?

Should You Use PayPal to Purchase Bitcoin?

Last week PayPal launched cryptocurrency trading and payments in the United States. Customers in the U.S. can now buy, hold, and sell certain crypt...
How to Keep Your Coins Safe From Phishing Attempts

How to Keep Your Coins Safe From Phishing Attempts

You may have heard about the recent phishing attempt against Ledger cryptocurrency hardware wallet customers. An email was sent to customers inform...
What Is a Hardware Wallet and Why Do I Need One?

What Is a Hardware Wallet and Why Do I Need One?

Everything you need to know about why you need a Hardware Wallet.
Why the Trezor Is the Best Bitcoin Wallet for Long Term Storage.

Why the Trezor Is the Best Bitcoin Wallet for Long Term Storage.

The Trezor is the hardware wallet you choose to store Cryptocurrency for long periods of time.  If you're looking at storing Bitcoin for a retirem...
What's the Difference Between a Public Key and Private Key?

What's the Difference Between a Public Key and Private Key?

Public Keys are cryptocurrency wallet addresses. Private keys give you the power to send out of your hardware wallet. Find out more information by reading the blog.
Is Your Hardware Wallet Genuine?

Is Your Hardware Wallet Genuine?

You want to buy a Hardware Wallet but how do you know its genuine?