Tag: private-key

70 What is a compressed Bitcoin key? 2012-03-03T08:25:39.543

41 How can I export the private key for an address from the satoshi client? 2012-07-18T22:49:26.833

40 How do I import a private key into Bitcoin-Core? 2012-12-31T03:11:30.790

39 ELI5: What's the difference between a child-key and a hardened child-key in BIP32 2015-05-20T20:10:26.537

29 How are public & private keys in an address created? 2011-10-06T21:28:41.810

23 How do I get the public bitcoin address from a given private key in wallet import format offline? 2013-03-01T20:13:21.620

23 What is the wallet "word seed" that is commonly used in popular wallets clients and what does it do? 2016-06-16T23:36:48.943

22 How are public and private keys related to the wallet? 2014-01-06T15:08:36.223

19 What is a private key and a public key? 2012-09-12T03:58:26.020

19 What is the status of hierarchical deterministic wallets (BIP32) 2012-10-06T15:42:55.893

17 How can I convert a SHA256 hash into a Bitcoin base58 private key? 2013-03-09T02:51:46.863

17 Does a wallet containing multiple addresses have a single private key? 2013-12-06T04:34:37.397

15 What is a 130 hex character public key? 2012-03-01T03:08:46.977

15 Is a wallet just a collection of private and public keys? 2012-04-04T16:45:28.063

15 How does bitcoind generate a new address if the wallet is encrypted 2012-06-30T14:32:34.077

15 Can private keys remain offline for their entire life? 2015-01-14T14:00:41.053

14 Why so many warnings about importing private keys? 2013-12-12T18:44:19.830

14 Why doc says importing private keys is so dangerous? 2014-08-09T09:23:01.877

14 Key derivation in HD wallets using the extended private key vs hardened derivation 2017-11-12T16:32:24.820

12 Recovering bitcoins after the owner's death 2013-12-13T10:23:12.767

12 Import private key to coinbase? 2014-02-02T16:54:55.233

12 How would one "Encrypt" a message using a Bitcoin *public key* and use its private key to decrypt it? 2018-11-02T19:17:45.637

11 Will I need to keep track of my old private keys forever? 2012-09-29T06:44:42.553

11 What would happen if you send bitcoins to a non-existent Bitcoin address? 2012-10-01T21:41:23.020

11 How can I delete an address (private key) in the list of received Bitcoins? 2012-11-18T12:34:51.927

11 The length of the Bitcoin's private keys 2016-08-25T07:57:13.457

10 Does the protocol ensures that private keys are unique? 2012-06-18T03:17:14.263

10 Is is possible to prove you possess an amount of BTC without actually spending it? 2013-09-08T06:54:17.750

10 Is it important to have an unencrypted backup of the private key? 2016-01-06T17:58:10.713

9 Can I use a passphrase as a private key? 2012-08-21T08:35:53.320

9 Can I create a deterministic wallet and export/disclose indiviual keys without compromising the wallet? 2013-01-10T21:39:28.990

9 Public Key + Private Key enough to backup? 2013-05-09T15:27:23.027

9 The best way to keep my private keys safe? 2016-12-29T08:51:11.550

8 What exactly happens when a new wallet is created? 2012-07-21T12:30:59.013

8 Extract private keys from Bitcoin Wallet 2012-08-17T16:46:15.967

8 Is this an ok "poor man's 2 out of 3" key solution? 2013-01-11T13:11:19.313

8 When importing private keys, will compressed or uncompressed format be used? 2013-01-26T20:37:09.470

8 How to generate keypair completely offline? 2013-02-07T07:38:34.127

8 How do I extract my private keys from a protobuf wallet? 2014-07-19T06:56:58.523

8 What roles of WIF(Wallet Import Format)? 2015-01-25T13:19:37.643

7 Can an SHA256 hash be used as an ECDSA private key? 2012-05-09T15:09:56.730

7 Why don't addresses in an (unencrypted) wallet.dat file seem to match addresses that would be generated by the private keys in the wallet? 2012-08-14T03:02:06.407

7 In what cases would a bitcoin address not have a private key? 2012-09-12T13:31:51.050

7 Can we use a Paper Private Key that has been loaded in the Bitcoin client? 2012-10-25T06:32:49.803

7 Using dumpprivkey to make a paper backup 2012-12-05T23:19:59.323

7 How are fractions of bitcoin implemented and spent? 2012-12-14T04:07:24.747

7 Using the bitcoin wallet PKI for message encryption 2013-11-08T01:01:40.420

7 Key Pools and best practices 2014-08-09T22:46:49.000

7 Why does Base58 WIF-format of PK have '5' prefix (the standpoint of mathematics) 2016-05-27T15:35:53.523

7 How to sweep private extended key from mycellium for bitcoin cash coins? 2017-08-01T21:53:31.963

7 If a single private key of the HD bitcoin account is compromised, is the whole HD account compromised? 2017-11-27T18:33:31.580

6 How can I export all my private keys using bitcoind? 2012-09-04T21:10:02.320

6 How do I create a new address in the Bitcoin-Qt client? 2012-10-15T13:33:52.117

6 What qualifies a valid private key? 2013-04-28T14:47:30.397

6 Can same private key generate multiple addresses? 2015-02-10T19:13:28.190

6 Why can't we switch private and public keys? 2016-02-03T02:18:11.283

6 What is the safest physical to store a private key only to be accessed after death? 2016-05-27T16:32:02.603

6 difference between Master Public/private Key and Public/private Key? 2016-12-05T11:04:50.633

6 I don't know how to export a private key from blockchain.info 2017-01-12T17:30:16.550

6 How can I get the private key from wallet.dat from 2011 Bitcoin software on WinXP? 2017-07-05T19:24:12.070

6 Importing private keys creates different address 2018-03-24T10:01:01.723

6 Is it possible to use BitGo's wallet with other software (Electrum or else), what is the used derivation path? 2021-01-17T08:34:51.217

5 Does Mt. Gox's "Redeem a wallet.dat" feature require an unencrypted wallet? 2012-08-04T16:47:26.117

5 Once a wallet file is initially created, does the reference client generate additional private keys? 2012-11-25T10:30:14.300

5 How to redeem a private key in case it is compromised 2012-12-07T10:58:14.157

5 How does ImportPrivateKey get the Address if I don't explicitly send it? 2012-12-17T13:38:15.773

5 Is this the proper way to use Bouncy Castle to generate a Bitcoin compatible key? 2012-12-19T19:44:06.020

5 How do Javascript-based wallets generate random numbers and is this cryptographically secure? 2013-01-09T12:58:45.473

5 How Do I Fix: "Safe mode: Warning: Displayed transactions may not be correct!" 2013-02-25T09:26:43.767

5 What happens if I don't "pick up" bitcoins with a Bitcoin client? 2013-04-07T14:09:48.643

5 Is there a service that automatically "sweeps" funds to another address whenever they are sent? 2013-04-14T11:16:46.567

5 Compressed or uncompressed for brainwallet? 2013-09-12T13:16:36.043

5 Can I use Multibit private key for paper wallet? 2013-12-20T16:09:41.880

5 Why can the same 12 words produce different seeds in an Electrum wallet file? 2014-01-13T06:46:46.647

5 How to dump all of addresses from wallet.dat for other alt-coins? 2014-02-05T11:23:36.983

5 What encoding or format is the private key in Dumpprivkey? 2014-02-08T17:02:03.477

5 How to generate Ed25519 public key from private key using libsodium? 2016-01-19T01:26:49.997

5 Bitcoin Blockchain in the Quantum computing era 2016-11-04T20:48:36.243

5 Trying to create a bitcoin public/private key using bitcoin-core 2016-11-24T14:18:32.977

5 Why do wallets use multiple private keys instead of one each? 2017-06-23T18:08:43.340

5 How can a deterministic wallet have one private key but multiple public keys 2018-01-16T00:08:35.130

5 python-bitcoinlib | Create Private Keys, Public Keys and Addresses - How to Do It? 2018-05-29T13:55:11.400

5 How can all possible numbers in 256-bit space be squeezed into 160-bit space? 2018-07-26T16:56:33.643

5 What makes an extended public or private key? 2018-08-16T19:32:30.017

4 Storage of Private Keys 2012-08-26T02:59:14.030

4 How to transfer addresses from Satoshi client to MultiBit? 2013-01-28T02:32:34.093

4 Is it possible to create an address from a predefined private key? 2013-03-18T23:22:59.563

4 I ran out of space while synchronizing, how do I get my private keys & find my balance? 2013-03-26T17:42:53.400

4 Will a paper wallet ever have format issues? 2013-04-12T10:03:04.370

4 Is a private key used up when part of the bitcoins it controls are sent? 2013-04-29T01:58:46.090

4 Fun puzzle: How to generate keypair without anyone seeing the private key? 2013-05-30T06:09:12.230

4 Why can't I import a used private key? 2013-08-15T11:53:50.380

4 How to uncompress a compressed private key? 2013-11-25T01:53:22.027

4 Generating an address from a private key in Java? 2013-12-30T20:56:21.907

4 JSON-RPC signrawtransaction returns false when using private keys 2014-01-11T01:18:10.987

4 Trying to import a private key into bitcoind 2014-02-18T04:08:40.057

4 HD wallets with an exposed child private key 2015-03-09T11:03:34.447

4 Would it be wise and extra secure to use non-ascii characters in a brain wallet? 2015-10-17T15:55:23.107

4 Does the private key of Bitcoin change everytime the address changes? 2016-03-30T02:18:39.270