Hardware Wallets

Scammers Are Sending Ledger Users Fake Hardware Wallets

The fake wallets are an escalation in phishing attempts following a 2020 data breach that exposed 272,000 customer addresses.

Tech  ·  17 June 2021

Crypto Wallet Maker Ledger Hires Luxury Brand Exec to Grow Consumer Business

Ledger's new chief experience officer hails from luxury conglomerate LVMH, which owns brands like Louis Vuitton, Givenchy and Christian Dior.

Business  ·  1 December 2020

Huawei’s Mate 40 Phone to Ship With Digital Yuan Wallet

The upcoming Mate 40 line of devices will feature a built-in hardware wallet for China's central bank digital currency.

Business  ·  30 October 2020

Gate.io Unveils Hardware Crypto Wallet With Fingerprint Authorization

The crypto exchange says the device is launching for the China market initially, but will expand to other countries in the next few months.

Tech  ·  14 October 2020

Hardware Wallet Flaw Lets Attackers Hold Crypto for Ransom Without Touching Device

A hypothetical man-in-the-middle attack would have allowed an attacker to hold users’ crypto for ransom on Trezor and KeepKey hardware wallets.

Tech  ·  2 September 2020

Maker of Coldcard Bitcoin Wallet Rolls Out an Extra-Strength ‘USB Condom’

CoinKite, maker of the Coldcard hardware wallet, has introduced two accessories that underscore the near-paranoia required to safely hold bitcoin.

Tech  ·  1 June 2020

HTC’s Latest Blockchain Phone Can Run a Full Bitcoin Node

The Taiwanese electronics giant has launched the Exodus 1s phone with a built-in hardware wallet and the ability to support a bitcoin node.

Tech  ·  19 October 2019

200-Year-Old Passport Printing Firm Launches Hardware Crypto Wallet

An Austrian printing company that has history going back to the early 1800s has launched a secure bitcoin storage device.

Policy & regulation  ·  29 July 2019

Daimler to Produce Crypto Hard Wallet for Automotive Industry

The wallet has implications for ride-sharing, autonomous vehicles, and on-the-go payments, according to the company.

Markets  ·  22 July 2019

Hold-It-Yourself Crypto Exchange LGO to Roll Out Hardware Wallet in Q2

Non-custodial exchange LGO Markets has built its own hardware storage device and will also offer multi-signature wallets through BitGo.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 April 2019

Next Bitcoin Core Release to Finally Connect Hardware Wallets to Full Nodes

The coming release of Bitcoin Core will finally, natively allow users to connect bitcoin full nodes to hardware wallets.

Tech  ·  8 April 2019

Ledger, Legacy Trust to Offer Institutional Custody of ERC-20 Tokens

Hardware wallet maker Ledger and Hong Kong-licensed Legacy Trust now provide custody for crypto assets including ethereum-based tokens.

Markets  ·  28 March 2019

New Crypto Hardware Wallet Fits Your Phone’s SIM Card Slot

U.S.-based startup VaultTel has launched a tiny cryptocurrency hardware wallet that sits in the SIM tray of mobile phones.

Tech  ·  6 March 2019

Ledger Crypto Wallet Goes Mobile With Bluetooth-Ready Nano X

Crypto wallet company Ledger debuted a new product Sunday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Markets  ·  7 January 2019

Security Researchers Break Ledger Wallets With Simple Antennae

Calling themselves Wallet.Fail, three security researchers found ways to access crypto cold wallets in ways that weren't intended by their creators.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 December 2018