Turbosync: Wasabi Wallet’s Loading Time Reduced by 90%Beginner Technical
With the 2.0.4 release, Turbosync is introduced in Wasabi Wallet to reduce the load time by up to 90%. We did this with accessibility in mind so that even low-bandwidth users can use Wasabi with little friction.
RBF and CPFP: UX Survey with ScreenshotsTechnical
How do you scale a blockchain? You don’t. Block space is inherently limited, and everyone making Bitcoin transactions competes for it. RBF and CPFP are some of the most prominent tools in the toolbox of a user for the block space scarcity competition.
What Lightning Network-Enabled Wabisabi Coinjoins Might Look LikeTechnical
Read further to learn more about the details of why the Lightning Network is Bitcoin’s leading scaling solution, why payment channel openings and coinjoins go well together, how to currently open a Lightning Network channel from a Wasabi Wallet private UTXO, how Vortex presently handles the direct opening of channels from coinjoin outputs, and finally, how a future Lightning Network-enabled WabiSabi coinjoin might solve that problem.
What is the Difference Between an Anonymity Set and an Anonymity Score?Technical
If you want to know the details of what is an anonymity set, what makes the difference between the former term and anonymity score, how to set your anonymity score target on Wasabi, and how your post-coInjoin activity can impact your anonymity, keep reading this article.
What Does the “zk” in zkSNACKS Stand For?Technical
Understanding what the “zk” in zkSNACKs means gives you insight into the inner workings of Wasabi Wallet. Particularly, it gives you a perspective on how Wasabi wallet enables coinjoins without gaining access to your bitcoin or collecting and revealing your private financial data.
xPubs & xPrivsTechnical
xPub stands for Extended Public Key while xPrivs stands for Extended Private Key. Simply put, xPubs and xPrivs are the parent keys that can allow a wallet to mathematically produce billions of child keys that work as public keys and private keys within your wallet.
Lesser Known Features of Wasabi WalletTechnical
Wasabi Wallet is well-known for making privacy-boosting coinjoin transactions accessible to everyone, but some may not be aware of the extent of its range of customizable features that allow users to shape their own experience while using Wasabi Wallet.
How to Connect Your Hardware Wallet to Wasabi WalletTechnical
If you’ve been thinking about changing software wallets to Wasabi, you need an updated tutorial showing you how to complete that process without taking too much time; you’ve found it.
What are Wasabi Wallet’s Code Signature Strategies?Technical
Free Transactions from Being Stuck in the MempoolAnnouncements Community Technical
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.
What are the Benefits of Coinjoin?Technical
A coinjoin is a special kind of Bitcoin transaction where two or more people’s transactions are combined, which breaks the link between transactions, improving each coinjoin participant’s privacy. When Bitcoin users have the ability to selectively reveal themselves to the world, everyone benefits.
Methods for the Destigmatization of CoinjoinTechnical
Not enough people understand the value proposition behind Bitcoin. If they did, then the motivation for coin mixing and coinjoin services would become much more clear. Hence, the first step to destigmatize these services would be through education.
Wasabi is the Bridge to Bitcoin FungibilityTechnical
Wasabi 2.0 makes privacy easier, more affordable and more acceptable. Everyone will be able to use the open source software with the CoinJoin coordinator that they like the most and poses the smallest amount of compromises.
A Comparison of Bitcoin Layer 2 SolutionsTechnical
In bitcoin, the blockchain is the 1st dimension also known as layer 1. There are higher up and parallel 2nd dimensions that utilize the 1st dimension as its host. There may eventually even be layer 3 dimensions as more development continues.
The Differences Between Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology.Technical
All cryptocurrencies are blockchains but not all blockchains have to be used to keep track of monetary transactions
Milestone in UnlinkabilityTechnical
Linkability is a problem everywhere. But with the latest development in Wasabi Wallet 2.0, many things have changed and privacy given to the user through the use of its tool is far superior to the original Wasabi Wallet.
Blockchain Analysis: How it’s UsedTechnical
The most problematic issue facing Bitcoin today is that it can be very easily associated with a person’s real-life identity.
Wasabi provides detailed coin control so you know how anonymous each slice of your BTC is at any given time.
The road ahead of us is still long, but with consistent usage of available privacy-preserving tools, we can get there. It just depends on all of us to keep on coinjoining so that on-chain surveillance becomes nearly impossible.
Sending PSBT Transactions with Wasabi WalletTechnical
Wasabi is one of the desktop Bitcoin wallets that work with every PSBT hardware wallet. Not only that, but thanks to the Tor routing and trustless onboarding, it’s also the most private desktop wallet for your Bitcoin transaction signing device.
Why CoinJoins Are Largely MisunderstoodCommunity Technical
The philosophy of CoinJoins is that you hide in a crowd in order to hide your face. The more people gather around you, the harder it is for the outsider to identify you. And if everyone wears the same mask, has the same hair color, height, etc…then you have an idea of what CoinJoins look like.
Privacy Guarantees Of Wasabi Wallet 2.0Technical
Fully analyzing Wasabi 2.0 coinjoins is computationally hard and will probably be impossible for decades to come because a combinatorial complexity explosion is happening when we try to find all the sub-transactions of a Wasabi 2.0 coinjoin.
DIY Hardware Wallets, Part II:Technical
There are two important categories of DIY hardware wallets that you can build from general-purpose electronic devices: the ones that run a ported firmware (a group of coders make a well-tested software available on more common hardware), and the ones that run original code.
Wasabi Wallet Preview ProgressTechnical
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.
DIY Hardware Wallets, Part I: Building Your Own Trezor One, Model T and BitBox02Technical
We are living in the golden age of DIY hardware. Thanks to advancements in microprocessing and production/distribution, today we can purchase tiny yet powerful computers at surprisingly affordable prices – and then use them to perform surprisingly-complex tasks
Wasabi and the Future of Hardware WalletsCommunity Technical
Hardware wallets are useful key management electronic devices which combine the security of a cold storage setup with the convenience of a hot wallet. Regardless of how they operate, all hardware wallets should work very well with Wasabi.
What is Wabi-Sabi?Community Technical
When you hear the word wabi-sabi for the first time you might think, “wow that sounds like a TV cartoon my kid would haunt my days watching.” Or if you’re one of those artsy types you may be familiar with its Japanese definition: a world view centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. Unlike its Japanese definition, Wasabi Wallet has been working on perfecting our own interpretation of this wonderful word with the WabiSabi protocol.
Wasabi Wallet vs Electrum: What’s the Difference?Community Technical
In order for bitcoin to become sound money, it needs to also gain more fungibility – and Wasabi is the only BTC wallet that’s available across all major desktop operating systems (Windows, MacOS, Linux) and offers easy access to CoinJoins.
Wasabi Wallet Chain Split PolicyTechnical
I nervously watched the chaos during the 2018 fork wars from the sidelines. Those who paid attention consolidated all their UTXOs on the chain they favored least and some even fall victim […]
What is a Coinjoin?Technical
CoinJoin is a Bitcoin transaction where multiple users combine their UTXO (Unspent Transaction Outputs) into one large transaction with multiple inputs and multiple outputs. A traditional Bitcoin transaction is usually composed of […]
WVE–005 Responsible Disclosure & v4 Hard ForkTechnical
On 2020 May 10, Ondřej Vejpustek from TREZOR team sent us a PGP encrypted message containing a detailed explanation about a possible CoinJoin denial of service vulnerability, in complete accordance to our […]
Wasabi Wallet and Tor SSL stripping attacksTechnical
Unlike many other “traditional” mixers where users must give control of their coins to another party and trust that this party will return the bitcoin to them, Wasabi Wallet does not take custody of assets.