The term “ledger” may refer to either a financial accounting book or a hardware wallet brand. The latter gets its name from the former, as blockchains form the financial ledger in cryptocurrencies.
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Do you really need a hardware wallet?
Carrying a complete banking institution in your pocket is an amazing concept!
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What is a “paper wallet”? Doesn’t sound very high tech!
Writing secrets on paper doesn’t sound very high tech but, as it turns out, it’s one of the most secure Bitcoin storage methods available! Why? Because printed paper is actually very durable. Documents printed on paper hundreds of years ago can be found in perfect reading condition to this day. Since ancient China, paper has […]
ELI5 Ledger Nano
Ledger Nano is a family hardware wallets that earned their fame for being reliable, sturdy and affordable. Ledger’s also were some of the very first hardware solutions for secure cryptocurrency storage. As folks realized that they’d become their own bank, security became a concern. It turns out that storing money at home isn’t as simple […]
ELI5 Don’t ever mix paper and electronic wallets!
Whatever cryptocurrency you might use, don’t ever mix paper and electronic wallets! In this article we give a ELI5 overview of paper wallets and what you need to know to keep your crypto safe from theft or accidental loss. Paper Wallets First, let’s take a quick look at how paper wallets work. Cryptocurrencies use what […]
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A Hardware Wallet is a cryptocurrency wallet implemented in secure physical devices which you can safely store away from the Internet.
The term "ledger" may refer to either a financial accounting book or a hardware wallet brand. The latter gets its name from the former, as blockchains form the financial ledger in cryptocurrencies.
A paper wallet is a cryptocurrency wallet which has its public and private keys printed on paper. The keys can normally be read using a QR code. As long as you maintain the integrity of the printed paper, it's a very secure storage method due to its offline (air gapped) nature.