Tag: public-key

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

55 What is relation between scriptSig and scriptPubKey? 2013-03-09T06:41:56.260

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

23 Why does hashing public keys not actually provide any quantum resistance? 2019-10-15T23:13:02.067

22 Is it possible to get the public key of a bitcoin address I do not have the private keys for with the standard client? 2013-06-12T19:01:22.700

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

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

16 Why do you use Bitcoin addresses instead of public keys? 2016-10-24T18:47:42.317

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

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

12 How would we know the real Satoshi? 2012-04-13T07:52:33.807

12 All Bitcoin Public Keys with non-zero balance 2015-05-07T18:46:56.333

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

11 Why are Bitcoin addresses starting with 1s or 1S so rare? 2013-12-09T12:02:03.037

11 What are the potential attacks against ECDSA that would be possible if we used raw public keys as addresses? 2020-04-05T10:47:09.357

10 parsing bitcoin input and output addresses from scripts 2013-12-20T03:08:23.073

10 How does ScriptPubKey know the public key of an Bitcoin address? 2014-03-11T12:19:20.927

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

9 What if duplicate wallet addresses are created? 2014-03-09T05:26:45.440

9 How do I get my public address in Bitcoin Core? 2016-01-31T22:35:18.767

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

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

8 How can I get the uncompressed public key from the compressed public key in openssl? 2014-07-09T16:24:06.003

7 How to get the Public Keys of a bitcoin User 2016-06-04T20:17:42.973

7 Is it possible to use xpub address to monitor balance from previously generated addresses? 2017-10-11T15:03:21.137

6 Why is it impossible to derive public key from address? 2013-02-15T10:59:54.130

6 How many different formats can a public address take? 2013-03-13T01:58:21.830

6 If addresses are hashes of public keys, how are signatures verified? 2013-03-19T10:55:32.913

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

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

6 How to get public master key of a Ledger wallet? 2017-08-29T09:17:46.697

6 How to generate specific private keys from 12-word backup and wallet address? 2018-05-15T16:37:37.057

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

5 How are "message signatures" verified without having access to the public key? 2013-12-21T09:49:36.217

5 How does Nextcoin convert 256-bit Curve25519 public keys into ~20 arabic numerals? 2014-01-14T22:07:43.447

5 Isn't bribe smearing possible because no payee signature is required? 2014-01-28T02:07:29.913

5 How can I convert a bitcoin public key to a bitcoin address? 2014-07-01T20:04:40.183

5 Is it possible to discover the set of bitcoin addresses from a public key? 2015-06-21T14:48:20.800

5 What is the use of hashing the public key to obtain the bitcoin address? 2015-08-18T02:42:24.023

5 Derive new public keys from a public key? 2015-12-20T17:24:29.070

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

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

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

5 What are the DER signature and SEC format 2020-01-05T21:32:32.313

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

4 What would happen if two public keys had the same Base58 hash? 2012-12-12T12:59:17.523

4 How do I find the public key of a bitcoin address? 2013-04-06T23:49:10.873

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

4 Are public keys included in signatures? 2014-03-28T11:01:09.570

4 Generate addresses without private key: Stealth addresses vs Master Public Key 2015-08-01T17:40:57.530

4 What is the public key used to generate the Genesis block? 2015-08-15T15:01:12.140

4 How to determine if a public key point y is negative or positive, odd or even? 2015-09-15T12:56:39.170

4 Where is the public key corresponding to my address stored? 2015-10-06T07:40:31.853

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

4 Is the generated Public Key from Private Key Unique in Bitcoin? 2016-08-20T10:47:06.100

3 How do I Base58 Checked encode / decode an address in C#? What does "normalize leading zeros" mean? 2012-12-18T01:25:52.830

3 How Would This Procedure Be Performed? Transfer to Offline wallet 2013-03-27T21:40:04.323

3 How are transactions verified to ensure only the eligible person can spend a Bitcoin balance? 2013-05-29T13:46:52.977

3 Creating Base58 public key & private key in Java? 2013-07-11T10:14:46.813

3 Public Key / Private Key Generation in a bash script (osx / ubuntu) 2013-09-26T07:39:24.423

3 Exhaustive technical explanation of signing & verification 2013-12-17T01:18:11.400

3 Why is an invalid pubkey accepted in the blockchain? 2014-02-12T17:19:52.217

3 How to generate the public Nextcoin key (NXT)? 2014-09-08T09:48:33.477

3 How safe is bitcoin with regard to a random address generation attack? 2014-12-17T03:38:39.520

3 About performing SHA-256 hashing on the public key 2015-04-06T20:36:10.760

3 ripemd160(sha256(publickey)) - Where am I going wrong? 2015-04-22T12:42:19.300

3 Can I verify a sub public key came from it's parent public key in a HD wallet without involving any private keys? 2015-04-28T01:02:56.203

3 Is there a service where you can generate public/private keys without anyone knowing? Like a tamperproof digital envelope 2015-10-05T22:51:41.767

3 Private Brain Key Generation and Public Address Not Matching Java 2016-04-24T01:04:12.030

3 Does address-reuse make Bitcoin private keys vulnerable to quantum computing? 2016-05-14T02:33:38.693

3 Recovering the public key from a transaction 2016-06-12T20:48:28.843

3 Verifying a bitcoin trx on the Unix cmd line with OpenSSL? 2016-07-10T10:51:37.380

3 How do I convert Public Key x value to y in Python and verify? 2016-09-12T23:07:18.913

3 child keys generated addresses reflect in wallet? 2016-12-05T17:07:38.153

3 What's the relationship of Bitcoin addresses to public keys? 2016-12-20T17:46:39.500

3 Can rainbow tables be used to find private keys from public keys? 2017-05-05T05:28:01.083

3 How do you regenerate all 2-of-2 multisig addresses from two xPrivkeys? 2017-11-06T18:48:04.417

3 What are the chances of getting duplicate wallet using bitcoinlib in python3? 2018-01-03T22:01:15.440

3 How to generate scriptPubKey? 2018-01-07T14:58:20.233

3 How do you know your public key from a private key? 2018-05-10T07:42:28.487

3 Can we derive parent’s private key using child’s private key? 2018-06-15T12:18:28.060

3 Sweeping a bitcoin private key using PHP 2018-07-02T16:37:10.857

3 Converting xpub key to core format 2018-11-05T16:54:01.433

3 How does a wallet get the public key from an address? 2019-08-03T12:41:00.243

3 How to get access to funds on keys that were derived using public key child derivation? BIP 32 2020-05-12T16:43:32.383

3 Key Derivation - CKDprv & CKDpub 2020-05-12T16:53:16.867

2 Public key with 142 characters? 2012-05-14T17:27:45.673

2 What are the preferred UI images for Bitcoin Address & private key and multi-signature key? 2012-12-17T11:55:53.027

2 Is it technically possible to create and use dynamic private key - public key pair and use it with bitcoin? 2013-01-31T11:21:13.880

2 Where can I look to see a revealed public key? 2013-03-07T02:08:52.137

2 When will the public key of an address used in the network? 2013-04-09T21:38:48.187

2 How to remove private keys from wallet.dat and create "receive only" wallet? 2013-05-10T22:33:12.277

2 Integrity of ensuring the correct recipient of a BTC public address? 2013-05-17T14:15:35.463

2 Why does bitcoind not recognize the uncompressed version of my address? 2013-10-23T06:12:56.730

2 How many public keys is there? 2013-11-04T13:32:02.633