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Aegis Bitcoin wallet: The real secure wallet for Android

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Aegis BitCoin Wallet for Android Wear - Best Android Wear Apps

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Aegis Bitcoin Wallet Now Available for Android Wear Despite Limited Functionality

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You can now receive BTC on your Android Wear and send BTC using SMS using Aegis Bitcoin Wallet.

Link to the app:
Here are some screens:
Some of the newer features:
To launch the app on your Android wear, just give the voice command "OK Google, start Aegis wallet" and your receive address will show up. Then swipe down to see your balance.
As always, the source code is open source. Please provide feedback and we'd be glad to add features you would like.
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Secure Bitcoin Wallet

Hi All, These are 3 advantages / features that I look for in a SECURE BITCOIN WALLET.
*Top-notch local security mechanisms and peripheral security controls that utilize external devices
*SECURE & PRIVATE preserving Bitcoin wallet backup and restore features
*A reliable and easy to use “Active Bitcoin Wallet”
The Aegis Bitcoin Wallet has this and much much more, worth checking out... it's launching soon for Android.
Best, SK
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Aegis Wallet: a new, free, and open source bitcoin wallet for Android

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Aegis, the secure bitcoin wallet for Android just got several new features many of you requested.

Hey folks,
We just added several new features that you requested!
Check out the link:
Official website link
Here are the features added:
  1. User can add notes/tags to transactions when sending Bitcoin
  2. Ability to import private keys (paper wallets) via Settings
  3. Ability to add watch addresses via Settings
  4. Ability to load additional NFC tags via Settings
  5. Now the currency value is the default in the UI
  6. Notes/tags for transactions are shown in the transactions list
  7. Pressing the menu button on device opens the menu drawer
  8. There are more robust backup reminders such as after adding an address
  9. Continue button on front page should be more responsive.
  10. The default value in dropdowns is the user's selected currency instead of "BTC"
The project is open source and can be downloaded here. The github repository will be available after documentation is more mature but if you want access to it, just PM me anytime.
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Aegis Wallet Brings Bitcoin to Android Smartwatches

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Aegis Wallet Brings Bitcoin to Android Smartwatches

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What I currently use for privacy (after almost 2 years of long investing into it)

First of all, my threat model: I'm just an average person that wants to AVOID the maximum I can to be monitored and tracked by the government and big corps, a lot of people out there REALLY hate me and I've gone through lots of harassment and other stuff, I also plan to take my activism and love for freedom more seriously and to do stuff that could potentially lead me to very high danger or even put my life on the line. That being said, my main focus is on something that is privacy-friendly but also something with decent security (no point having a lot of privacy if a script kiddie can just break into it an boom, everything is gone) anonymity is also desirable but I'm pretty aware that true 100% anonymity is simply not possible and to achieve the maximum you can of it currently you'd have to give up A LOT of stuff in which I don't think I really could. So basically, everything that I said + I don't want to give up some hobbies of mine (as playing games etc)
Here's what I use/have done so far, most of it is based on list and research I've done.
Google Pixel 3a XL running GrapheneOS
Apps: Stock apps (Vanadium, Gallery, Clock, Contacts etc) + F-DROID, NewPipe, OsmAnd+, Joplin, Tutanota, K-9 Mail, Aegis Authenticator, KeePassDX, Syncthing, Signal, Librera PRO, Vinyl, Open Camera and Wireguard.
I also use BlahDNS as my private DNS.
Other smartphone stuff/habits: I use a Supershieldz Anti Spy Tempered Glass Screen Protector on my phone and I also have a Faraday Sleeve from Silent Pocket which my phone is on most of the times (I don't have smartphone addiction and would likely advice you to break free from smartphone addiction if you have it). I NEVER use bluetooth (thank god Pixel 3a have a headphone jack so yeah, no bluetooth earphones here) and always keep my Wi-Fi off if I'm not using it.
I have a desktop that I built (specs: Asus B450M Gaming, AMD Ryzen 3 3300X, Radeon RX 580 8GB, 16GB DDR4 2666Mhz, 3TB HDD, 480GB SSD) that is dualbooted with QubesOS and Arch Linux.
Qubes is my main OS that I use as daily driver and for my tasks, I use Arch for gaming.
I've installed linux-hardened and its headers packages on my Arch + further kernel hardening using systctl and boot parameters, AppArmor as my MAC system and bubblewrap for sandboxing programs. I also spoof my MAC address and have restricted root access, I've also protected my GRUB with password (and use encrypted boot) and have enabled Microcode updates and have NTP and IPV6 disabled.
Also on Arch, I use iptables as a firewall denying all incoming traffic, and since it's my gaming PC, I don't game on the OS, instead, I use a KVM/QEMU Windows VM for gaming (search "How I Built The "Poor-Shamed" Computer" video to see what I'm talking about) I also use full disk encryption.
E-Mails: I use ProtonMail (Plus Account paid with bitcoin) and Tutanota (free account as they don't accept crypto payment yet, come on Tutanota, I've been waiting for it for 2 years already) since I have plus account on ProtonMail it allows me to use ProtonMail Bridge and use it on Claws Mail (desktop) and K-9 Mail (mobile) as for Tutanota I use both desktop and mobile app.
Some other e-mails habits of mine: I use e-mail aliases (ProtonMail plus account provides you with 5) and each alias is used for different tasks (as one for shopping, one for banking, one for accounts etc) and none of my e-mails have my real name on it or something that could be used to identify me. I also highly avoid using stuff that require e-mail/e-mail verification for usage (e-mail is such a pain in the ass tbh) I also make use of Spamgourmet for stuff like temporary e-mail (best service I found for this doing my research, dunno if it's really the best tho, heard that AnonAddy does kinda the same stuff but dunno, recommendations are welcomed)
Browsers/Search Engine: As mentioned, I use Vanadium (Graphene's stock browser) on mobile as it is the recommended browser by Graphene and the one with the best security for Android, for desktop I use a Hardened Firefox (pretty aware of Firefox's security not being that good, but it's the best browser for PC for me as Ungoogled Chromium is still not there in A LOT of things + inherent problems of Chrome as not being able to disable WebRTC unless you use an extension etc) with ghacks-user.js and uBlock Origin (hard mode), uMatrix (globally blocking first party scripts), HTTPS Everywhere (EASE Mode), Decentraleyes (set the recommended rules for both uBlock Origin and uMatrix) and Temporary Containers as addons. I also use Tor Browser (Safest Mode) on a Whonix VM on Qubes sometimes. DuckDuckGo is my to-go search engine and I use DNS over HTTPS on Firefox (BlahDNS as my provider once again)
browsing habits: I avoid JavaScript the maximum I can, if it's really needed, I just allow the scripts temporarely on uBlock Origin/uMatrix and after I'm done I just disable it. I also generally go with instead of (as JavaScript is not required to browse the old client), for checking twitter stuff (although I rarely have something peaking my interest on Twitter) and I use as youtube front-end (I do however use YouTube sometimes if a video I wanna see can't be played on invidious or if I wanna watch a livestream) and instead of other than avoiding JavaScript most of my browsing habits are just common sense at this point I'd say, I also use privatebin (snopyta's instance) instead of pastebin. I also have multiple firefox profiles for different tasks (personal usage, shopping, banking etc)
VPN: I use Mullvad (guess you can mention it here since it's PTIO's recommended) paid with bitcoin and honestly best service available tbh. I use Mullvad's multihop implementation on Wireguard which I manually set myself as I had the time and patience to learn how.
password manager: KeePassXC on desktop and KeePassDX on my smartphone, my password database for my desktop is stored on a USB flash driver I encrypted with VeraCrypt.
some other software on desktop: LibreOffice (as a Microsoft Office substitute), GIMP (Photshop substitute), Vim (I use it for multiple purposes, mainly coding IDE and as a text editor), VLC (media player), Bisq (bitcoin exchange), Wasabi (bitcoin wallet), OBS (screen recording), Syncthing (file sync), qBitTorrent (torrent client) and Element (federated real-time communication software). I sadly couldn't find a good open-source substitute to Sony Vegas (tested many, but none was in the same level of Vegas imo, KDENLive is okay tho) so I just use it on a VM if I need it (Windows VM solely for the purpose of video editing, not the same one I use for gaming)
router: I have an Asus RT-AC68U with OpenWRT as its firmware. I also set a VPN on it.
cryptocurrency hardware wallet: I store all of my cryptocurrency (Bitcoin and Monero) on a Ledger Nano S, about 97% of my money is on crypto so a hardware wallet is a must for me.
I have lots of USB flash drivers that I use for Live ISOs and for encrypted backups. I also have a USB Data Blocker from PortaPow that I generally use if I need to charge my cellphone in public or in a hotel while on a trip (rare occasion tbh).
I have a Logitech C920e as webcam and a Blue Yeti microphone in which I never let them plugged, I only plug them if it's necessary and after I'm done I just unplug them.
I also have a Nintendo Switch Lite as a gaming console that I most of the times just use offline, I just connect to the internet if needed for a software update and then just turn the Wi-Fi off from it.
Other Habits/Things I've done:
payments: I simply AVOID using credit card, I try to always pay on cash (I live in a third-world country so thank god most of people here still depend on cash only) physically and online I try my best to either by using cryptocurrency or using gift cards/cash by mail if crypto isn't available. I usually buy crypto on Bisq as I just don't trust any KYC exchange (and neither should you) and since there aren't many people here in my area to do face to face bitcoin trade (and I'm skeptical of face to face tbh), I use the Wasabi Wallet (desktop) to coinjoin bitcoin before buying anything as this allows a bit more of privacy, I also coinjoin on Wasabi before sending my bitcoins to my hardware wallet. I also don't have a high consumerism drive so I'm not constantly wanting to buy everything that I see (which helps a lot on this criteria)
social media/accounts: as noted, aside from Signal and Element (which I don't even use that often) I just don't REALLY use any social media (tried Mastodon for a while but I was honestly felt it kinda desert there and most of its userbase from what I've seen were some people I'd just... rather don't hang with tbh) and, althoug not something necessary is something that I really advise people to as social media is literally a poison to your mind.
I also don't own any streaming service like Netflix/Amazon Prime/Spotify etc, I basically pirate series/movies/songs and that's it.
I've also deleted ALL my old accounts from social media (like Twitter etc) and old e-mails. ALL of my important and main accounts have 2FA enabled and are protected by a strong password (I use KeePass to generate a 35 character lenght password with numbers, capital letters, special symbols etc, each account uses a unique password) I also NEVER use my real name on any account and NEVER post any pictures of myself (I rarely take pictures of stuff if anything)
iot/smart devices: aside from my smartphone, I don't have any IOT/smart device as I honestly see no need for them (and most of them are WAY too expensive on third-world countries)
files: I constatly backup all of my files (each two weeks) on encrypted flash drivers, I also use BleachBit for temporary data cleaning and data/file shredding. I also use Syncthing as a substitute to stuff like Google Drive.
Future plans:
learn to self-host and self-host an e-mail/NextCloud (and maybe even a VPN)
find something like BurneHushed but FOSS (if you know any please let me know)
So, how is it? anything that I should do that I'm probably not doing?
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What I currently use for privacy

So this is what software I currently use for privacy, would like some opinions if possible:
Starting with my cellphone, my device is a Google Pixel 3A XL with GrapheneOS flashed, I have the following apps installed:
F-Droid and AuroraOSS (as my app stores), NewPipe (youtube client), Vanadium (web browser), Tutanota and K-9 Mail (for e-mails), OsmAnd+ (for maps), Joplin (notes), Open Camera (camera), OpenBoard and Mozc for Android (Keyboard and Japanese Keyboard), Aegis Authenticator, KeePassDX (password manager), LibreTorrent (torrent client), Librera PRO (pdf/epub/mobi reader, I don't own a Kindle nor want to own one so I use my cellphone to read), Tachiyomi (manga reader), Signal (for messaging), Vinyl Music Player, VLC, Simple Gallery Pro and Simple Calendar Pro (I prefer them over stock Graphene options) and I also use Electrum and Samourai (Bitcoin Wallet) and Monerujo (Monero Wallet)
I also have OpenVPN (for VPN) and use a private DNS for ad and tracking blocking (provided by my VPN provider)
I have 3-4 PCs, will go over every single one of them:
my main PC is a desktop PC (that I built myself) that I mainly use for working and other tasks.
It runs Artix Linux (basically Arch Linux without systemd), I use UFW as my firewall (denying all incoming and also denying all outgoing only allowing what is useful) and I also use AppArmor Profiles, I disabled IPV6 and SWAP, configured my VPN connection as well on network settings and I currently run OpenVPN on my computer (my VPN provider allows for multi-hop cascade through OpenVPN in which I can create a custom VPN cascade up to four servers, each consecutive hop re-encrypts my traffic and assigns me a new IP address) and I've also set disk encryption on installation (have set in all of my computers)
As for software: I use Mozilla Firefox as my web browser (I set it to always be in private mode, unchecked suggestions for browsing history, bookmarks, and open tabs, I've also disabled the Firefox data collection in settings and block dangerous and deceptive content, I use DuckDuckGo as my search engine, I use Firefox Home as my default as my homepage. The rest of my tweaks were done in about:config (using site tweaks + geo.enabled = false, network.cookie.lifetimePolicy = 2 and as true which are not listed on the site) and the only addons I use are uBlock Origin on Hard Mode and Decentraleyes), KeePassXC (password manager), VIM (use it as a Text Editor and as an IDE for coding), LibreOffice (for working stuff), GIMP (image editor), VLC, qBitTorrent and Tutanota's Desktop Client and Thunderbird (for e-mails)
I also use KVM/QEMU for virtual machines (usually in case I wanna test some distro or use Tails/Whonix)
For my gaming PC (also a desktop I've built myself) I run Manjaro KDE on it, the only apps I have in the system are Firefox (same settings as above), OBS and KVM/QEMU (which I use a Win10 virtual machine for games, there are tutorials on YouTube on how to do so if you're interested). I have the same firewall settings as above, using AppArmor as well and I've also disabled IPV6 and SWAP, I run OpenVPN on it as well as my VPN DNS settings on network settings. I also use different mouse and keyboard on both my PCs and never mix them together.
My other 2 PCs are both laptops, one is a Acer Aspire Nitro I've bought for work (in case I need to work while in a trip or if I wanna work outside etc), it has the same settings and programs as my main PC but I run Gentoo on it. The other laptop is an old ThinkPad that runs Slackware on it, but I rarely use it and this laptop is most of the times not with me for safety reasons.
For some other devices and stuff: I have an Asus RT-AC86U router with OpenWRT flashed on it that I also run OpenVPN config files (this one coming from another provider, I use two VPN providers, on in my PCs and the other in my router), I have a Ledger Nano S as a hardware wallet for both Bitcoin and Monero (most of my cryptocurrency is there, I use hardware wallet for hodling purposes and as my emergency funding) and I have LOTS of USB flash drivers (all of them for Linux Live ISOs purposes), I also have a Nintendo Switch Lite (only gaming console I have, although have not been playing that much on it recently) that I only connect to the internet in case I need to download some updates or play online and after I'm done I immediately disconnect it from the internet.
Some other privacy habits I have are:
I don't own any smart device like Smart TVs (I've been more than 10 years now without watching TV, doesn't even bother me), Smart Fridges or Dishwashers that connect to your internet, ROOMBAS, Smart Home etc, I keep all my money on crypto (and I have a small amount in gold as well, but I rarely invest on it, all my gold is stored in a manual safe here in my apartment) and I only have like, 10 bucks or so in my back account (as soon as I receive any money I just left the necessary in my account to pay bills and put all the rest on crypto, I try to pay everything on crypto or cash), I RARELY use cloud storage, but if I need to, I go with NextCloud and encrypt all my files with VeraCrypt before uploading it, all my VPN services were paid with Bitcoin (I try to pay everything with crypto as previously said) and I never write directly into any website, I usually write my text on a text editor, copy it and paste it on the website (needless to say that I don't use mainstream social media as well)
So, what do you guys think? anything that you would add your recommend me? (before anyone mentions about self-hosting a DNS server using Pi-hole on a Raspberry Pi, I'm actually thinking on doing it in a near future)
EDIT: forgot to mention that I don't watch YouTube on PC on youtube site, I mostly watch youtube's videos on and only use the youtube site for watching live streams honestly. And I also barely go outside with my smartphone (only if I really need to) and I usually keep it away from my computers etc.
EDIT 2: also another thing: I covered all my laptop's webcams with black electrical tape, I have a Logitech C922 Pro webcam for my desktop PCs but rarely use it, and when I need to use it, I unplug it as soon as I'm done with it.
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08-16 10:45 - '去中心化金融2.0 (Aegis Defi)' (self.Bitcoin) by /u/lamcouz removed from /r/Bitcoin within 0-7min

由于诸如加密资产的过度抵押,目前的DeFi平台(例如Compound)提供借贷服务。 然而,这种方法的缺点是资本提取效率低下,用户无法释放其数字资产组合的全部价值。
Aegis是可扩展的DeFi网络,可为现有DeFi借贷业务中的超抵押提供解决方案。 为了向用户提供更加多样化的贷款服务和基于贷款的衍生产品发行,Aegis将与合作伙伴合作建立Aegis生态系统,包括:
- 基于POS的区块链:以太坊,COSMOS,Polkadot,TRON - 传统的金融服务提供商:支付宝,Visa,万事达卡,美国运通卡 - 敏捷与市场:Uniswap,Balancer, 1inch, Mesa
- Oracle和协议:Chainlink,Augur,Band协议,Aeternity - 加密钱包:Enjin,Imtoken,Kcash,Trust Wallet,MetaMask
除提供贷款和抵押借款外,“宙斯盾”还提供“无抵押借款”。 Aegis使用专有的AI驱动的信用评分算法,根据提供的数据评估用户的信誉,并为每个用户分配“ Aegis得分”,这与传统的风险状况评估类似。 “宙斯盾得分”确定允许用户从流动资金池中提取的最大信用额度。
二. 衍生品发行和交易协议
在借贷层上,Aegis Network允许用户使用其本机衍生产品发行和交易协议直接交易各种加密资产和传统金融市场工具。
三. 信用违约掉期作为无抵押借款的保险
Aegis Network在风险管理方面持坚定立场,以确保网络中的贷方在发生任何违约时得到足够的保护和追索权。
四. AUSD —稳定性和权益证明
Aegis Network将发行本地稳定币-AUSD,以提供Aegis生态系统的价值稳定性以及其贷款服务的权益证明。
五. 资产管理平台
通过用户友好的投资组合管理仪表板,Aegis用户进行问卷调查以确定他们的风险/回报承受能力,随后通过Aegis Network为其分配各自的风险承受能力概况。
六. 菲亚特到DeFi价值链的一站式解决方案
通过以上三个核心组件,Aegis Network能够为用户提供一站式的DeFi借贷,交易和资产管理解决方案,从而捕获端到端交易和财务管理价值链。
一. 汽油费和交易费
借贷,借贷,交易和资产管理活动可能会向Aegis Network收取天然气和交易费。如果用户选择以AEGIS代币支付,则可以享受这些费用的折扣。
二. 抵押和网络验证奖励
Aegis Network验证者必须抵押一定数量的AEGIS代币作为抵押品,以参与链上交易的验证以及用户的信用额度和无抵押贷款配额的验证。
三. 抵押品
IV. 网络治理
V. 通缩代币燃烧
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what can I further add on my smartphone?

I've been ungoogling my smartphone ever since January, here's my current setup:
The device is an OnePlus 7 Pro running LineageOS 17.1 rooted with Magisk
using Afwall+ as my firewall and AdAway as my ad blocker (using Steven Black's host and this host)
F-Droid instead of GAPPS, Bromite as my web browser (with DuckDuckGo as my search engine obviously), NewPipe instead of YouTube, Tutanota instead of GMAIL, Aegis Authenticator instead of Google Authenticator and OsmAnd instead of Google Maps (some people recommended me to use Magic Earth, will give it a shot later I guess)
I use the Shelter app to isolate Proprietary apps/apps I don't trust in the work profile. The only apps I have there are WhatsApp (sadly required in my country, downloaded it via the website), Beta Updater for WhatsApp (in case update is needed) and Aurora Store (in case I ever need to download and update some proprietary app)
other apps I use in the smartphone are: Telegram (I'm aware that it's not the best in terms of privacy), Joplin for notes, LibreTorrent for torrenting, Slide for Reddit, Phonograph for music, Librera Pro as pdf/epub/mobi reader, KeePassDX as my password manager, Electrum (bitcoin wallet, I'm also aware not the best cryptocurrency in terms of privacy), Monerujo (Monero wallet) and my VPN's app (dunno if saying what VPN you use is against the rules, so I'll omit this information just in case)
Any other app I just use the default ones that came with LineageOS (should probably search for an alternative gallery and calendar app tho I guess)
also worth noting that I have Private DNS changed from Automatic to Off (as it generates some connections with WireShark) and the "Intent Filter Verification" system app disabled (as it connects to Google and Amazon to verify the net)
So, Am I missing something or is there anything that I should add/remove?
I was recommended the apps SD Maid for stuff like disabling system applications/prevent them from autobooting/remove tracking permissions from apps and other apps I was also recommend was PilferSush Jammer (blocks mic use) and some people recommend the XPosed Modules, others said I don't need it since I'm already using Shelter to isolate apps that I don't trust (and that XPosed would sometimes make apps not work etc) do you these apps would be necessary?
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help ungoogling my phone

Hello there, I've been in the process of ungoogling an smartphone, here's what I've done so far:
- LineageOS as my OS (pure LineageOS without MicroG)
- I use F-DROID instead of GAPPS, Bromite instead of Chrome, NewPipe instead of YouTube, Tutanota instead of Gmail, OsmAnd instead of Google Maps and Aegis instead of Google Authenticator
- The only other apps I have on my phone are RedReader (for Reddit), Twidere (for Twitter), Telegram, WhatsApp (sadly you need to have WhatsApp in my country, some people told me to use an app called Shelter to isolate WhatsApp, what do you think?), Joplin (for notes), Electrum (bitcoin wallet), and my VPN's android app.
So, what do you think I should add or it's missing? I was recommended to install a firewall like NetGuard or Afwall, however, I was told that you can either use or VPN or a firewall like NetGuard, but, if you're rooted you can use Afwall and a VPN, I've read about rooting my smartphone but, I don't know why it seems very risky for a beginner like me (I read that you can brick your phone if you don't do things correctly, dunno if this claim is true tho). Would you recommend me to root my phone?
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degoogling my phone

Hello, I've been using an OnePlus 7 Pro with LineageOS (LineageOS without MicroG) and I've been in a journey to degoogle my phone and have a good private cellphone, so far I've:
I use F-Droid instead of GAPPS, NewPipe instead of YouTube, OsmAnd instead of Google Maps, Tutanota instead of Gmail and Aegis instead of Google Authenticator. Other apps in my phone are Twidere (for Twitter) RedReader (for Reddit), Telegram/WhatsApp (sadly, you need to have WhatsApp here in my country), Electrum (Bitcoin wallet) and my VPN's android app.
For browser, instead of Chrome I've been using Bromite (although I'm thinking of changing it to Firefox since I'm a bit skeptical of chromium-based browsers, also fingerpriting results on panopticlick using Bromite weren't good)
And that has been it, is there anything else you'd recommend me to do or to change?
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⟳ 870 apps added, 78 updated at

Notice: this update is spurious, and the issue is being looked at.
⟳ from Wed, 26 Feb 2020 20:21:50 GMT updated on Sun, 01 Mar 2020 05:23:29 GMT contains 2962 apps.
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A shout out to the stores that supported Morgan Spurlock during his Bitcoin Week.

I wanted to give a shout out to the Bitcoin-friendly businesses that supported Morgan Spurlock during his Bitcoin week. I wrote up this commentary and, after rewatching the video, came up with this list:
I was a bit liberal with the list and also included business that were only mentioned and not used by Spurlock. If you have any info on the massage parlor or any other business I missed, let me know.
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[Tutorial] Creating a XMG specific, secure, air-gapped, Cold Storage Address/Wallet

This is a tutorial about securing an XMG wallet in an air-gapped, cold storage manner. Before you begin and, if you choose to proceed, while you are doing the steps, take a moment to be aware of what you are doing. This method is ultra secure and is based on a method that has been used to protect millions in BTC and other coins. But all that aside, part of this method is maintaining physical access to encrypted files, maybe for months or years ... keep this in mind and alter the method's storage options to suit your unique situation. In other words, try your best not to become this guy.
The Who, What, and Why?
​Protecting your cryptocurrency is a very important step when you enter the world of crypto. There are dozens of way to do this, with varying levels of security and varying levels of acceptance across the mainstream coins as well as the altcoins. Obviously, Bitcoin (BTC) is the primary coin upon which the value of all other altcoins are based, but it is also the main coin for which security protocols are developed. But just because you don't own 20BTC with a value of $200,000.00 doesn't mean you shouldn't get into the habit of securely handling your wallet contents and investments, which includes Magi Coin.
One of the better way of securing crypto is placing those coins into a cold storage that is "air-gapped" from the internet. Air-gapped systems are computer systems, or specially designed devices, that are completely disconnected from ​the internet. This protects against outside actors being able to access anything you store behind the air-gap. If nothing is ever detected, then no one would ever know it exists. There is a saying in the crypto community ... "if you don't have the key to your coins, then you don't own them according to the blockchain." This includes coins in Bittrex, Coinbase, GDAX, etc. If you can't send and receive the coin at will, or you don't own the key to where your coins are stored, then you don't own it ...period. As it is said, while inaccurate in real law, is totally applicable here, possession is 9/10ths of the law. These methods not only give you, and ONLY you, the keys to your coins but also protects them from company hacks, fraud, bad faith actions, and simple electronic glitches.
There are several pre-made products that allow storage of various coins, but your personal choice of altcoin might not have implemented support for these devices. As an example, a few of the more well known devices are the Ledger S Nano and the TREZOR. While dedicated devices are one solid way to secure your crypto, they can also be very expensive. I mean, $70.00-100.00 USD can buy a lot of XMG!
With these things in mind, this tutorial is one way to create a protected "cold storage," off-line*, m-wallet to help protect your investment. If followed, as is, when you finish this tutorial you should have a minimum of two local digital copies of a cold storage wallet for your XMG, as well as one (or more) copies stored in the cloud server of your choice.
  • Please note, coins stored in an offline wallet, while are exceedingly safe, will not stake. Take this into consideration when making decisions about this, or other, protected storage options.
Getting Started:
Cloud Storage Setup (Optional and can be completed after the main instructions)
If you decide to use a cloud storage like Google or Amazon, or even a local homebrew like Nextcloud, you need to make sure that access to said cloud drive is secure. You do this by signing up for a new account, using a username that you only use with that single service and a password that is a string of random words or a phrase. If two-factor authentication is available, use it.
If using random words for your "phrase", take a dictionary, and turn to random pages. While on these pages, close your eyes and put your finger on the page. The word your finger is closest too is the word you write down. Repeat this 10-12 times.
If using a phrase from a book, make sure it is something you will be able to remember, and it should be a minimum of 18 words long. Write it down and put it in a safe deposit box if you aren't sure you can remember it. Later, I'll discuss some other novel ways to secure a passphrase.
Once this is done, you will log out of the drive and proceed with the next step.
Note: This step isn't necessary, there are alternatives to using cloud services that are just as secure, but it is an acceptable option.
Creating the air-gapped Cold Storage Wallet (CSA)
First, download the m-wallet setup files from and copy them to a flashdrive that has been freshly erased and formatted. If you are hyper-vigilant regarding security, secure erase the drive using your regular OS.
Then, choose one of the many "Live Operating System" choices out there. This is otherwise known as a "trial" use of the operating system that doesn't involve installing it on your hard drives/SSDs. These are typically images that are burned to a CD/DVD or written to a USB drive, then your computer is booted from this image. The OS creates a RAM-based virtual drive to run from and then uses the USB or CD like a storage device to hold files. When you turn off the computer, any in the RAM is lost, this is where the security comes into play. This allows you to load up an operating system without leaving physical data writes to any physical media.
Once you have your USB or CD Live OS, take a computer that is turned off and do the following steps to create the "air-gap" ...
  1. Remove any USB drives (flash, SSD, or HDD) from the computer.
  2. If you can physically remove the network card/dongle, do so.
  3. If you cannot physically remove the network/wifi device and you have a laptop that allows you to physically turn off the Wifi signal, so that instead.
  4. If connected with a network cable, disconnect this from the computer.
  5. Unplug the router that you typically connect to.
  6. Again, if you are hyper-vigilant, use a laptop and drive to some location where there is zero wifi signals and turn off your cell phone prior to going further.
These steps create the "air-gap" between you, the wallet data you will create, the computer, and anything that might identify that you are the owner of the address/wallet we are going to create.
Now, start up your live CD/USB, follow the directions and when it is loaded you want to put the flashdrive that is holding the wallet program into the computer. Expand it and install it. When it is installed, start it up and allow it to run. The wallet will not sync, clearly, but what it will do is create a new valid XMG address and the wallet.dat file. Cut and paste the new address into a text file and copy it your flash drive.
Now, go through the process of encrypting the wallet, which if done thought the wallet program. Pick a VERY strong phrase, that is completely random, for the encryption protocol. Make it 10-18 words long. DO NOT use the same phase that you used for the Cloud Services if you decided to go that route. Write this passphrase down and put it somewhere safe, without it everything you are doing is pointless, it will be the only way to access your XMG cold storage.
Navigate to the location where your OS stores the m-wallet's wallet.dat file and copy it to your flash drive. If you have access to some other device for storage, make a second copy at this time just to be safe. Remember, once we turn the computer off all of this data will disappear forever. You MUST make a copy of the wallet.dat to a secondary device to ensure you still have it when the computer is shut down. Verify twice so you don't cry once!
This encrypted wallet.dat and the address you pasted into the text file, is the basis for your cold storage. Sending XMG to the address places it into the blockchain and later, when you decide to access your cold storage, the wallet.dat will sync with the blockchain and show your stored balance.
Put a copy of the encrypted wallet.dat file on various drives, put it on the cloud services you signed up for, or burn a copy to a CD and hide it. Some people suggest sending a copy to friends or family, but I disagree. Looking at what bitcoin has done, plus the media it has garnered, asking friends and family to hold copies could alert them to your financial holdings. This could make you a target. If you want to make sure someone knows in the event of your untimely death, put it in a will or a "last wishes" document that explains what the data is and how to decrypt it.
One way to store your wallet.dat info, that takes it up a notch, is to buy a special USB drive that includes built in encryption ... that's right, you're encrypting your encrypted file. One of the better ones is the following.
​Apricorn Aegis Secure Key 3Z​​​​ $70-75.00 Con: As expensive as a hardware wallet. Pro: Can be used for other sensitive, non-crypto related, files​.
For myself, I just like to have a solid USB drive designed to withstand a nuclear blast. Well, not really, but it is pretty solid... I use this one.
​Corsair Flash Survivor Stealth ​32​GB​ $20-30.00 Con: Accessible by anyone who has the physical drive (but the wallet.dat file is encrypted, so that part is useless to the person without the passphrase). Pro: Will withstand far more than the average flash drive, you could bury it if you wanted.
Note: The links above go to Amazon, they do NOT contain any affiliate links and are merely shown as visual examples.
Using the Cold Storage Address (CSA)
Simply send coins to the address. As I stated, these coins will not stake, but they are secure from nearly anything when it comes to digital theft. The coins in your ​CSA will be on the blockchain, but no one can access them without your passphrase AND the wallet.dat file. As such, make sure you keep your passphrase secure as well, keep it in at least three spots that only you know about. These spots could be inside a book, a safe deposit box, or merely glued/written under your desk drawer. You could even take it one step further and encrypt the passphrase with an old school book cipher using a book at the library. This might be overkill, but in a rapidly expanding digital world, old school can often be a great way to keep secrets safe.
Thawing your Cold Storage Address (CSA)
The process to thaw your CSA is basically the reverse of how you created, however driving to the middle of nowhere isn't required. You can thaw your CSA on your regular computer, or any other computer. The steps are as follows...
Before you start, while isn't strictly needed, it is a good idea to disconnect your computer from the internet again and reboot your Live OS. This prevents any digital fingerprints on your regular computer, plus it won't interfere with the m-wallet already installed on your computer (if there is one).
  1. Grab the m-wallet software fresh from the website​.
  2. Install it using the normal steps. (then disconnect from the internet if you are using a live CD) ​3. Run m-wallet until it starts syncing, then shut it down.​
  3. Navigate to the place where your OS stores the wallet.dat file and remove it. You can delete it, or you can save it, but it really isn't needed.
  4. Get your passphrase from your hidden place, as well as a copy of your encrypted wallet.dat file from your CSA.
  5. Copy the encrypted wallet.dat file into its proper location in your OS (where you deleted the other one) ((reconnect the internet at this point if using a live CD))
  6. Restart m-wallet, it will load the encrypted wallet.dat.
  7. Decrypt the wallet using your passphrase.
  8. Voila, you have now thawed your CSA and can use/spend/trade/stake the coins stored there like normal.
List of good live operating systems ...
If anyone see any factual errors in this tutorial, please let me know, thanks!
If you use this and like it, think about sending a small thank you ... in XMG, of course, and, just FYI, it's going into a CSA.
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