The Ledger Wallet Nano: Cutting-Edge Hardware Security

The Ledger Wallet Nano: Cutting-Edge Hardware Security

One of the challenges of storing bitcoin securely is finding the appropriate tradeoff between security and convenience. On one end of the spectrum, hosted online wallets make it super simple to store your bitcoin online and access them from any computer by logging in with a username and password. However, this means that your account can be compromised....


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