Bitcoin 

SatoshiLabs Rolls Out Bitcoin-Only Firmware for Trezor Wallets

SatoshiLabs, the Prague-based manufacturer of hardware cryptocurrency wallets Trezor, released a beta version of its new firmware that supports Bitcoin (BTC) exclusively. “Orange coin good!” According to the blog post published on Sept. 9, SatoshiLabs’ new BTC firmware is now available to download for both Trezor One and Trezor Model T. The company also noted that it aims to introduce a “stable version” of Bitcoin-only firmware in the next month’s release, adding: “From now on, we will be producing four different versions of firmware — regular (full altcoin support +…

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Ethereum 

Fake Crypto Wallet App Imitating Trezor Found on Google Play Store

Fraudsters have been adding fake cryptocurrency wallets to the Google Play store in an attempt to cash in on rising bitcoin (BTC) prices, ESET antivirus researchers claimed on May 23. One malicious app imitated the hardware wallet Trezor — and the investigation found that the software had ties to another fake app that has the potential to scam unsuspecting users out of money. While the app’s page on Google Play looked legitimate, the researchers said the software itself contains no Trezor branding at all, with a generic login screen phishing for credentials. According to ESET, more…

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Blockchain 

Trezor Responds to Ledger Report on Vulnerabilities in Its Hardware Wallets

Prague-based crypto wallet manufacturer Trezor has responded to а report about hardware vulnerabilities from its competitor Ledger on Tuesday, March 12. Trezor claims that none of the weaknesses revealed by Ledger in a detailed report on March 10, are critical for hardware wallets. As per Trezor, none of them can be exploited remotely, as the attacks described require “physical access to the device, specialized equipment, time, and technical expertise.” Trezor further cites the results of a recent security survey performed in partnership with major cryptocurrency exchange Binance. According to the…

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Blockchain 

Ledger Discloses Five Reported Vulnerabilities in Two Models of Trezor Hardware Wallets

Major hardware wallets manufacturer Ledger has unveiled vulnerabilities in its direct competitor Trezor’s devices, according to a report published on Monday, March. 11. As of press time, Trezor was not immediately available to comment on Ledger’s findings. The study states that the vulnerabilities were found by Attack Lab, the company’s department that hacks into both its own and competitors’ devices to improve security. Ledger claims that it has repeatedly addressed Trezor about weaknesses in their Trezor One and Trezor T wallets, and has decided to make them public after the…

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Blockchain 

Research Team Demonstrates Hard Wallets Vulnerabilities, Trezor Promises Firmware Update

Researchers have reportedly shown how they were able to hack the Trezor One, Ledger Nano S and Ledger Blue at the 35C3 Refreshing Memories conference. The demonstration of the hacks was published in a video on Dec. 27. The research team behind the dubbed “Wallet.fail” hacking project is made up of hardware designer and security researcher Dmitry Nedospasov, software developer Thomas Roth and security researcher and former submarine officer Josh Datko. During the conference, the researchers announced that they have been able to extract the private key out of a…

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Bitcoin 

Trezor One Wallets Forgery Reveals New Techniques Used to Steal Crypto

The cryptocurrency wallets made by Trezor have long been considered a standard of the industry and have been trusted as a reliable cold storage of cryptocurrencies by large media, blockchain developers and crypto enthusiasts worldwide. The company prides itself on the quality of its product and in being one of the leaders in the market of hardware wallets. But it was only a matter of time before the Trezor’s flagship device got the attention of fraudsters. On Nov. 19, the company issued an official warning to users which reported that…

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Bitcoin 

Trezor Urges Caution After Discovery of Hardware Wallet ‘One-For-One Copies’ On Sale

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Trezor issued a warning to users Nov. 19 after making what it called the “startling” discovery that rogue actors were creating and selling fake devices. Trezor, which together with Ledger and KeepKey forms one of the oldest and best-known wallet manufacturers, said that an “unknown” third party was distributing “one-to-one copies” of its flagship Trezor One device. “Trezor clones have been released over the years of our activity,” officials said, noting: “However, in recent weeks, we have discovered something more startling. A one-to-one copy of Trezor…

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