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August 16, 2011, 05:02:08 AM
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Awesome, thanks for the tutorial
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August 16, 2011, 04:03:15 PM
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Thanks for the info! Great Post!

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August 16, 2011, 10:23:28 PM
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Thanks for the post, good execution and hopefully will save some ppl from themselves.
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August 17, 2011, 04:31:42 AM
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Awesome.  Very helpful.
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August 17, 2011, 06:19:33 AM
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I find it simpler to just regularly send my bitcoins to my mtgox account. I've got a yubikey which makes it more secure.
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August 17, 2011, 07:05:15 AM
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was wondering about this, thank you for the info
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August 18, 2011, 06:07:21 AM
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 Cheesy Thank goodness someone made this. I didn't know how to make my wallet secure until now!
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August 18, 2011, 04:58:01 PM
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so, it's not like my wallet.dat HAS the coins, thery are in the network like in a bank and my wallet is like my credit card number, right?
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August 19, 2011, 08:08:04 PM
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Thank you for the edutainment Smiley Great info!

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August 21, 2011, 10:13:30 PM
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Encrypt your wallet...makes sense. Thanks for the post!
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August 22, 2011, 01:44:49 PM
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Wallet security seems like one of the more major problems for the general population to use BitCoins, especially considering the unability to recover stolen BitCoins. It seems like Credit Card Fraud squared, if BitCoins were to become really popular.

Although, from a purely theoretical view (and one that most hardcore BitCoin users would oppose), it might be possible to create a central institute then, which could oversee which BitCoins are "legit" and which are reported "stolen".

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August 22, 2011, 04:48:45 PM
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I still think there is no thing that is 100% secure. anywhere. ever.
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August 22, 2011, 07:06:19 PM
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thanks for the info
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August 22, 2011, 07:51:38 PM
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Hmm, i keep mine in a linux VM that's saved on an usb-pendrive. Truecrypted, btw
i burn backups on dvd's.
Whie not the best method, it has worked for me.
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August 23, 2011, 08:33:41 PM
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August 24, 2011, 01:06:28 AM
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Just adding my 0.00002 BTC

I run OSX.  My security is:

1 - Create small truecrypt volume ~ 30mb
2 - Mount truecrypt volume
3 - Install (first time) and run (every time after that) the Bitcoin client from truecrypt volume.
4 - When not using Bitcoin client, simply close application.
5 - After Bitcoin client is closed, dismount truecrypt volume, which then is a highly encrypted file containing wallet.dat and all other Bitcoin app files.

I'd be interested to hear anyone's thoughts on this.  It is very simple, and allows me to store my encrypted file anywhere as a backup online.
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August 24, 2011, 02:47:21 PM
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Thanks!
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August 24, 2011, 03:22:23 PM
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100% secure doesn't excist D:

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August 25, 2011, 01:23:02 AM
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nice!thank you
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August 25, 2011, 04:29:30 AM
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100% secure doesn't excist D:


and neither does a security subforum here.. and why not?

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