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Ethereum is a decentralized platform to run apps on a custom built blockchain.

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Are eavesdropping attacks possible on Ledger Nano S hardware wallets?

Regarding the Ledger Nano S hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies, I've heard it claimed that the private keys for the wallet are securely stored on the physical device and protected even if the PC is ...
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Why is it a bad idea to store my ethereum keyfile in my Google Drive / Dropbox etc

I just bought some Ethereum and I'm in the process of moving my ethereum off my exchange into a wallet. Now the recommendation around the web seems to be to get your key file (which contains your ...
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Is blockchain security dependent on number of transactions in time?

I have a basic understanding of how blockchain technologies works. I know that in depends on the ledger where are transactions recorded and can be effectivelly verified. No one should be able to ...
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Is the Ethereum blockchain truly a tamper-proof way to deploy distributed applications?

The Ethereum website says that it provides a "cryptographically secure, decentralized, tamper-proof network" on which applications written in the Solidity contract language could be deployed. (https://...
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Sandbox escape of an isolated turing complete language?

Ethereum's Solidity documentation states: The Ethereum Virtual Machine or EVM is the runtime environment for smart contracts in Ethereum. It is not only sandboxed but actually completely isolated, ...