Security

How long should my password/PIN be?
Your password (the string of character you input on your computer) can be as long (within reason) or short as you want but generally passwords should be at ...
Thu, 10 Jan, 2019 at 2:13 PM
How is BC Vault secured?
Each and every wallet on your BC Vault is individually encrypted with a combination of an application password, entered on your computer and a PIN entered o...
Tue, 17 Mar, 2020 at 6:44 PM
How safe are my private keys if my MicroSD or paper backup is stolen?
Each wallet is as safe as your Global Password + Global PIN + its Wallet Password + its Wallet PIN If something is easily guessed or very short, it is n...
Thu, 10 Jan, 2019 at 2:19 PM
Reporting security vulnerabilities
BC Vault Bounty Program BC Vault crypto wallet ships with a Bounty Wallet containing 1 BTC. If you gain access to this wallet, you are free to do whatev...
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019 at 11:22 AM
Can I reveal raw private keys of a wallet on BC Vault?
Yes. But it will mark the wallets as not secure (this is a purely cosmetic marker it does not change the functionality of the wallet) . At the request o...
Mon, 5 Oct, 2020 at 6:38 PM
Integrity check of transaction data between BC Vault hardware and software
The BC Vault hardware wallet always checks that the transaction data sent from the application to the hardware wallet for signing comes back signed with exa...
Tue, 26 May, 2020 at 3:20 PM
I forgot my password/pin, can I recover my funds?
The main purpose of the BC Vault device (and all other hardware crypto wallets) is to securely store your crypto assets. One of the main directives is thus ...
Mon, 21 Sep, 2020 at 10:43 AM
Can I create a "last resort" backup without passwords/pins?
BC Vault features a flexible security model (See: How is BC Vault secured?), you can choose the appropriate protection for your individual use. While we do ...
Wed, 21 Oct, 2020 at 10:00 AM