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Verify Hash from bitaddress.org without the original HTML file

Can I verify that I used an authentic version of bitaddress.org if I only have the SHA256 hash string I generated from the HTML file? >> sha1sum bitaddress.org.html How can I do this on Linux? ...
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Can you generate password from a decrypted and encrypted bip38 keys?

I made 5 bip38 wallets on bitaddress.org all with the same password. all the keys generated started with number 6. I loaded bitcoin on to each of these addresses , and later decrypted one of them ...
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Novice has bitaddress.org-generated wallet with .08 BTC in it... how can i exchange them for a fiat currency?

I have the wallet ID and the private key. My wallet contains a fraction of one bitcoin from a single transaction in 2014. I made an account at blockchain.com, but I'm unable to import my wallet into ...
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Electrum & BitAddress Wallets Creation

Can anyone please tell me if my procedure is correct and enough. I've always heard and read that I must disconnect from the internet when creating Electrum Wallets, to keep away from hacks, viruses, ...
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bitaddress.org paper wallet vs. single wallet

After generating a single wallet (at bitaddress.org), the paper wallet option at the top shows a different public address? Why is the public address different?
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Are wallet address generators considered a dapp? like bitaddress or warp wallet?

Is bitaddress or warpwallet generator considered a dapp? They aren't tied to centralized server when you use the application to generate your own addresses and it can run by itself.
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Bitaddress.org - How does it use random mouse movement?

I am reviewing https://www.bitaddress.org/. I have downloaded the code from Github. I see first screen they show is to increase randomness on the private key generated. I am trying to figure it out ...
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Differences between types of paper wallets at bitaddress.org

What are the differences between the different types of paper wallets offered at bitaddress.org? I think the same question applies for the paper wallets offered at bitcoinpaperwallet.com. On ...
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bitaddress.org: is the public key the same as the Bitcoin address?

For paper wallets generated at bitaddress.org, are the public keys and BTC addresses the same thing?
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Eliminating all private keys records from pc

Suppose I buy a new wifi router and a new pc. I set up both the wifi network (of course, with a password) and the pc. Now I access the internet for a few seconds in order to download bitaddress.org ...
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Verifying a legitimate version of bitaddress.org on Windows

How can I make sure I am accessing (online) or have downloaded (as an HTML file or from GitHub) a legitimate, trustworthy version of bitaddress.org? In other words, how can I make sure no hacker has ...
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Safely generating Bitcoin paper wallets [closed]

I'm new to Bitcoin and I have recently purchased a few fractions of Bitcoin. My BTC are stored on what I understand is an online wallet (a website where I log in using two-factor authentication and ...
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What would be a safe way to store large amounts of Bitcoin long term to ensure safety from loss?

What would be a safe way to store large amounts of Bitcoin long term to ensure safety from loss? Is it safe to use Bitaddress.org to generate private keys and use them to generate multi-sig address, ...
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Cannot access blockchain.info through Tor browser?

I created my first wallet using bitaddress.org and put some money in it, which I am not able to spend, since this wallet doesn't have that function. So I decided to import this wallet to blockchain ...
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Encrypting Bitcoin private keys instead of printing out paper

I follow the procedure of making a cold storage wallet: downloaded copy of bitaddress.org using an off-line computer booted with Ubuntu from CD. Instead of printing out the private keys and ...
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How vulnerable are offline users of bitaddress.org, who don’t use Ubuntu?

By not installing Ubuntu and not removing the hard drive, I suppose I am vulnerable when I open bitaddress.org offline and enter the 64 random hexadecimal characters I have generated without a ...
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Is it safe not to record private keys for paper wallets?

That may sound like a silly question, but if I have created my keys using a passphrase in “brain wallet” at bitaddress.org, why do I need to record the private key, if I can recreate it at any time by ...
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How to download bitaddress.org to use offline?

The site does not have a download option. I can save the page using Google Crome by CTR-S, but the version I have saved in this way does not work.
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How to use Bitaddress.org and Blockchain.info with Testnet coins?

I was asking myself the same question posed at How to run a bitcoind on a hosting securely? At the above posting, George Pearce provided a good suggestion. However, I have questions but ...
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Import bitaddress.org wallet into Bitcoin-Qt client? [duplicate]

I've received some bitcoins in a wallet created by bitaddress.org, and I've saved a screenshot of the webpage that has the public/private keys and the QR codes: I've now downloaded the Bitcoin-Qt ...
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Is bitaddress.org compromised?

When I tried accessing https://www.bitaddress.org with Firefox, I was redirected to https://www.bitaddress.org/bitaddress.org-v2.7.2-SHA1-364542f1ccc5777c79aebb1692a6265cf3e42e7e.html and got a ...
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Why are Bitcoin addresses starting with 1s or 1S so rare?

I've generated 10000-50000 key pairs using Chrome Bit Kit app or www.bitaddress.org and have noticed the scarcity of public keys which begin with 1S and/or 1s. Why is this the case?
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How can I verify the the PGP signature of bitaddress.org?

bitaddress.org appears to have a versioning system and a PGP signature to confirm the source code hasn't been hacked. If I save the source code for the page (so I can run it on an offline computer), ...
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