FinTech Startups take heed, Social Engineering is Serious

Paxful is the place where the mainstream meets bitcoin. We know how important it is that we give our users the most stable and secure experience possible.  On April 15th Friday Paxful.com was down for seven hours. Fridays and Saturdays are our busiest days and the pain from our users was made clear. People depend on Paxful to literally feed …

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Paxful is now secured by BitGo

At Paxful we are always looking for ways to protect our users and better serve them. BitGo’s platform has allowed us to focus on our core competency by providing us with the ideal and secure blockchain connection. BitGo excels in three main areas and this is why we choose them. #1 Security BitGo uses multi-sig to secure our hot wallet …

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Developer diary: building a peer to peer bitcoin marketplace

So you want to build a bitcoin startup? Building any reasonably sized web app is complex but building a bitcoin app requires an additional layer of code to interface with the blockchain and the expertise to secure it. A peer to peer marketplace includes additional challenges on top of that. The book can come later but for now here is a short …

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7 Security Tips Bitcoin Startups Cannot Ignore

Bitcoin sites are the focus of intense hacking. More than just a steady flood of hacking, bitcoin hacking has become more of a culture within a subculture. As such their methods are ever evolving and they are extremely coordinated. Once a critical flaw is found it is exploited rapidly throughout the entire eco system. Conventional security guides cannot keep up with …

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Bug Bounty 1 BTC per vital Security Bug

Hack our Web Hot Wallet, prove it and we’ll give you 1 BTC. It’s on testnet so you may need a few testnet coins to start. Get some testnet coins on the bitcoin testnet faucet make an account at https://test.paxful.com Hack some coins out of the system Report it to us at [email protected] We’re very serious about this and welcome any …

PaxfulBug Bounty 1 BTC per vital Security Bug