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New Web App Scans GitHub For Secrets Like Crypto Keys And Passwords

A new web app called Shhgit will scan the GitHub code repository and search for sensitive secrets, such as private crypto keys and passwords. A new web app, called “Shhgit”, will scan the web-based GitHub code repository and search for sensitive secrets, such as private crypto keys.Scanning for private crypto keys and passwordsOn Oct. 17, […]

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Computer Researcher Finds Wallet Vulnerability That Gave Same Key to Multiple Users

Cryptocurrency paper wallet creator WalletGenerator.net ran on code that caused the same key pairs to be issued multiple times, until recently. Online cryptocurrency paper wallet creator WalletGenerator.net previously ran on code that caused private key/public key pairs to be issued to multiple users. The vulnerability was described in an official blog post by security research […]

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Coinbase Wallet Users Can Back Up Encrypted Keys on Google Drive and iCloud

Coinbase Wallet users will now be able to store encrypted copies of their recovery keys on select cloud services. Users of Coinbase Wallet can now back up their private keys on Google Drive or iCloud, according to an official announcement on Feb. 12.In the statement, Coinbase states that allowing users to upload their keys to […]