announcements

zkSNACKs is Discontinuing its Coinjoin Coordination Service 1st of June

After years of relentless dedication to improve Bitcoin’s privacy, zkSNACKs, the company pioneering the development of Wasabi Wallet, is shutting down its coinjoin coordination service, effective from June 1st, 2024.

zkSNACKs is Now Blocking U.S. Residents and Citizens

zkSNACKs is now blocking U.S. citizens and residents from visiting its websites, downloading and using Wasabi Wallet and any related products and services, including APIs and RPC interfaces. 

UI Enhancements in v2.0.7

The new release of Wasabi bundles cutting edge privacy technology with a smoother user experience.

Latest Hardware Wallet Integration: Trezor Safe 3 on Wasabi

With the latest release (2.0.7), we’re announcing that the newly released Trezor Safe 3 hardware wallet with secure element protection is now compatible with Wasabi Wallet.

How to Use BitBox02 (New) with Wasabi Wallet

Announcing that BitBox02 is now compatible with Wasabi Wallet as of the Juggernaut Release 2.0.6.

Introducing Support for Blockstream Jade on Wasabi Wallet

We’re excited to announce that you can now use your Blockstream Jade with Wasabi Wallet. Combining the privacy benefits of Wasabi with the self-custody security of Jade is a match made in heaven.

Juggernaut Release 2.0.6 is Out

Wasabi Wallet has released a new software update with its 2.0.6 version. It adds compatibility for two popular hardware devices, Blockstream Jade and BitBox02, with significant performance and privacy improvements.

Buy Anything with Bitcoin through Wasabi Wallet

The 2.0.5 release of Wasabi Wallet includes a “Buy Anything” button that allows you to literally buy ANYTHING (legal).

Coinjoins.org Presents 3 New Coinjoin Wallet Reviews

Coinjoins.org was announced earlier this year by Thibaud and Gustavo as a new public resource to discover and review bitcoin wallets with coinjoin features. Today, 3 new wallet reviews were released to help consumers discover the best bitcoin wallets for privacy. 

Announcing Private Bitcoin for Enterprises with a New Coinjoin API

Now, with a simple Coinjoin API recently announced, collaborative bitcoin transactions are accessible to anyone, including companies that want to add powerful and robust privacy features to their bitcoin products, such as wallets, brokers, custodians and more

Hunting Sats is Back at Bitcoin Amsterdam 2023

Participate anonymously to have the chance of gaining more than $1,500 USD in bitcoin, or multiple other prizes such as 4 Coldcard MK4s, 2 Cryptosteel Capsules and bitcoin merchandise.

Wasabi’s Latest Release (2.0.4) Improves Coinjoin Efficiency

With the 2.0.4 release, we have improved coinjoin efficiency in multiple ways so that you reach private status on all your coins faster and incur less cost. Our main goal is to even further reduce the occurrence of toxic change. 

Introducing Release 2.0.7 

Announcements

Wasabi Wallet has released version 2.0.7 This includes a complete redesign of its user interface, Trezor Safe 3 hardware device support and Full RBF enhancement.

Turbosync: Wasabi Wallet’s Loading Time Reduced by 90%

Announcements Technical

With the 2.0.4 release, Turbosync is introduced in Wasabi Wallet to reduce the load time by up to 90%.

Free Transactions from Being Stuck in the Mempool

Announcements

We’ve packed Wasabi Wallet version 2.0.4 with highly requested features and a bundle of performance optimizations that drastically speeds up wallet load time, frees transactions from getting stuck in the mempool and make life easier than ever for privacy-conscious Bitcoiners. 

TREZOR ROLLS OUT COINJOIN FOR TREZOR MODEL ONE

Announcements

Today, Trezor rolls out coinjoin for the original bitcoin hardware wallet, the Model One, the remaining hardware product. This takes place 9 years after the initial release of the (also) first ever of its kind. Trezor’s products remain the only to support hardware wallet coinjoin.

Trezor Rolls Out Coinjoin Feature for its Devices in First for Hardware Wallets

Announcements

Trezor, today rolled out the coinjoin feature for its devices allowing users to more easily enhance privacy and security on bitcoin transactions. The feature is possible thanks to Trezor’s collaboration with Wasabi Wallet.

WasabiGPT: Send Bitcoin With AI

Announcements

Wasabi Wallet launches WasabiGPT: a Wasabi Wallet AI integration to explore the possibilities of AI in Bitcoin UX.

Coin Control is Back on Wasabi Wallet

Announcements

Coin Control has returned to Wasabi 2.0 for sending. The release 2.0.3 allows optional insight and control of Wasabi Wallet 2.0’s Smart Coin Selection via Coin Control for sending, as well as creating pay-to-taproot outputs to save on fees and a Tor stability upgrade for MacOS M1 users.

BTCPay Server Adding Coinjoin Plugin for All Merchants

Announcements

A new BTCPay Server plugin developed by BTCPay Server contributor, Andrew Camilleri, based on Wasabi Wallet’s WabiSabi coinjoin coordination protocol introduces bitcoin privacy to BTCPay Server merchants with just two clicks.

Announcing Hunting Sats, a Contest to Earn Bitcoin from Cracking a Wallet

Announcements

The Bitcoin privacy project, Wasabi Wallet, along with 12 bitcoin pioneering projects and companies such as Blockstream, BTCPay and Trezor, are working together to organize a world treasure hunt for bitcoin called Hunting Sats.

Wasabi Wallet 2.0.2.1

Announcements

After the previous release of Wasabi optimized Tor connectivity, new records have been set in monthly coinjoin rounds’ completed and total coinjoin volume. Now, Wasabi Wallet Version 2.0.2.1 is available to continue leading the charge.

Wasabi Release 2.0.2

Announcements

Users downloading the latest release should expect much more reliable and frequent coinjoins… zkSNACKs is also extending its fundraising support to help the Tor team fund developers to work towards resolving this ongoing issue.

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Feature List

Announcements

The zkSNACKs coordinator in Wasabi Wallet 2.0 offers an initial coordinator fee of 0.3% which only fresh coinjoin UTXOs will pay. Remixes (even after one transaction), Wasabi Wallet 1.0 coinjoin outputs and UTXOs of 0.01 BTC or less pay no coordinator fees in Wasabi Wallet 2.0 coinjoins.

zkSNACKs’ Blacklisting Update

Announcements

Two weeks ago, zkSNACKs announced that they are going to refuse certain UTXOs from registering to coinjoins coordinated by the company.

Introducing the New Wasabi Wallet Logo

Announcements

After two years, Wasabi Wallet has transformed its logo. The original green and orange shield its users have grown to recognize and love has been changed to a sleek and modern design.

1.11 BTC Grant: Design a Privacy-Focused Lightning Network Wallet

Announcements

1 BTC will be distributed during Wasabi Wallet’s Lightning Network Privacy Research Grant. We’re looking for researchers and teams of researchers to design the best possible privacy focused Lightning Network light client. One may apply with a team or individually.

Coming Soon: QR Code Implementation

Announcements

The QR Code feature adds an increased level of security by enabling users to scan a QR code when sending their BTC address using the computers’ camera. Bitcoin addresses or a Payjoin URL will be scanned automatically.

Wasabi Wallet Preview Progress

Announcements

Eight weeks have passed since our last update. We set up 3 milestones before the final 2.0 version’s release. Right now we are working on the first milestone, which is the so-called preview version of Wasabi 2.0.

Upgrade to Bitcoin Knots v0.21.1

Announcements

Wasabi Wallet now uses the newest version of Bitcoin Knots (V0.21.1) on its backend after previously using a patched version due to a mempool issue where files over 32mb could not be serialized.

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Update

Announcements

We have established the main framework for our upcoming 2.0 release. We published the research paper for our new CoinJoin protocol, WabiSabi and the user interface will be much more intuitive. We are aiming to offer privacy for everyone and to make privacy the default.

WVE–006 DDoS Attack Report

Announcements Technical

Wasabi Wallet team heroically defends the server by implementing security measures while still being attacked by the botnets of zombie computers

Wasabi Wallet Chain Split Policy

Announcements Technical

Wasabi Wallet will support both sides of any meaningful fork and we will not withdraw our support until we are sure our users were given enough time to sell the less successful side of the fork without compromising their security or privacy.

Wasabi Wallet & Bull Bitcoin Grant to Support Bitcoin Knots Development

Announcements

zkSNACKs, alongside Francis Pouliot, CEO of Bull Bitcoin, have come together to make a .86 bitcoin, or $40,000 contribution (split evenly between the two companies) in support of the growth and development of Bitcoin Knots

Working at Wasabi: David’s Story

Announcements

There’s a common (mis)conception that teachers enjoy experiencing the moment when their students surpass their own abilities and supplant them as the mentor. Even with a few educators in our […]

Wasabi’s Year End Review

Announcements

2020 has been a big year for Wasabi Wallet. Instead of writing about it, we will just show you what we’ve been up to:

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Status Update

Announcements

In November 2020 we announced Wasabi Wallet 2.0, which includes a new CoinJoin scheme, called WabiSabi, a complete UI redesign and significant UX improvements.

Announcing Wasabi Wallet 2.0

Announcements

Wasabi 2.0 is a next-generation Bitcoin privacy wallet that will finally bring confidentiality within reach of any Bitcoin user, not just the technically inclined. Wasabi 2.0 may be Bitcoin’s last stand in the fight for becoming “good money.”

Working at Wasabi Wallet

Announcements

‘Wasabikas’ (the term for anyone helping to develop Wasabi Wallet) are given a fair and equal opportunity to contribute to the ever-evolving software. Though it would be an asset to […]

WVE–005 Responsible Disclosure & v4 Hard Fork

Announcements Technical

If you have already downloaded Wasabi Wallet v1.1.12, released on August 5th, 2020, then you are ready to take full advantage of the v4 Hard Fork; which fixed this vulnerability. In this case no user action is needed.

Wasabi Wallet 1.1.12 is out!

Announcements

This release introduces several major features, improvements and bug fixes. Among many other improvements, this release is a preparation for the upcoming v4 Hard Fork.

Wasabi Wallet Donates 1 BTC to Defend Privacy in Bitcoin

Announcements

By making a 1 BTC (nearly $10K) donation to the Human Rights Foundation’s Bitcoin Development Fund, zkSNACKs Ltd., a company fanatically devoted to privacy and creator of Wasabi Wallet, publicly supports work providing privacy to the world’s first truly independent digital currency.

Wasabi Wallet’s advisory for Trezor users

Announcements

If you’re a Wasabi Wallet user with a Trezor device, please don’t update your current Wasabi Wallet installation and Trezor devices to version 2.3.1 (Trezor Model T) and version 1.9.1 (Trezor One) yet or you may get locked out of your bitcoins until we fix the issue.

HRF’s Bitcoin Development Fund

Announcements

The Human Rights Foundation has launched a fund to support software developers who are making the Bitcoin network more private, decentralized, and resilient so that it can better serve as a financial tool for human rights activists, civil society organizations, and journalists around the world.