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Questions tagged [message-verification]

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What is a simple way to sign a message to verify that you possess the private key for a specific public address?

I need to explain to somebody step by step how to go through the process of signing a message to verify they own the private keys associated with an address containing funds. This is to ensure ...
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How can I sign message for a blockchain watch only bitcoin address

I have to verify sign message for one of my blockchain bitcoin address. I couldn't find sign message or private key option in More Options beside all my bitcoin addresses. I thought maybe I have to ...
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What are the realistic system requirements to run bitcoin core for generating wallets, signing and verifying messages on a laptop?

I need to be able to verify messages and check that funds in wallets are valid and that the claimed owner possesses the private keys (hence checking messages signed). I know that I need to be able ...
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Using BitcoinJS - How do you verify a message using a segwit bech32 (bc1…) / P2SH (3…) addresses?

I created a signature from a message using my private key. But how do I verify this signed message using my segwit addresses of 3... or bc1...? How do I verify this using the BitcoinJS library?
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Post Pow hash verification

I am unable to understand how a PoW(Proof of work ) activity takes extensive computation but the corresponding hash message verification of the final result is quick and easy. What process and flow ...
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What is the command to sign a message using a segwit private key using electrum 3?

I want to sign and verify a message using a segwit private key that i generated with another application. How can I sign and verify a message using electrum 3 cli?
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Why the signature of the same message changes in some wallets, but not all?

Using the "message signing" feature in the Bitcoin and Dash it's static with the same message. Signing the same message with the same private key will result always in the same signature. This ...
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online tool to play around with ECDSA public keys, message signature verification?

I realize that this question may be borderline bannable because it's asking for suggestions on tools, but it will really help newbies. This online tool allowed me to play around with hashes and to ...
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Proving sendership of transactions

Why does Bitcoin Core, on the message verification tab, say that verifying messages signed by Bitcoin addresses "only proves the signing party receives with the address, it cannot prove sendership of ...
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How to calculate signature generation, signature verification, transaction verification speed?

I read this post on Bitcoin Scalability. As far as I understand sequence of steps in Bitcoin, simplified version of performing transaction should be following: On Sender's side: Create transaction ...
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How to verify signed bitcoin messages on my own website?

On my website, I want to be able to verify that messages are signed by a certain bitcoin address, similar to how it's done here. From my research it seems I have to use JSON RPC with some sort of ...
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When we receive a transaction or BitCoin payment, do we need to verify the message?

I'm new to BitCoin, and as I'm doing my adventure, found a site and gave me some micro BitCoins to test and see how the system works. Now, I finally received a message in my Transactions in my Wallet ...
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Authentificate myself as the sender of a bitcoin transaction [duplicate]

How can I prove my ownership of a tx's sending address to the receiver, assu? I can not answer This question, but to help anyone out, reading this: Since localbitcoin's signature verification is ...
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How to remove an address used for signing from the key pool?

The message signing feature available in the Bitcoin-Qt client lets me prove that I own a Bitcoin address. I don't wish for this address to ever be used for a future transaction however. Is there ...
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What is the legal money range for a bitcoin transaction?

What is the legal money range for a bitcoin transaction message ? I am guessing that the lower limit is one satoshi but what about an upper limit aside from the maximum block size constraint ?
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How can I verify a signed message?

I can send a signed message using the standard client, but if I see a signed message in, say, a forum, how can I verify it? I understand this hasn't yet been implemented in the GUI for the standard ...
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Pseudocode to verify a signed message

Can someone explain or point to some documents with pseudo code that would show me how to verify bitcoin address based on a signature and message. I know how to do this in clients I want to know how ...