11 May '13, 7am

The only truly secure way to use bitcoin, from a long time computer security expert.

I've worked in the computer security industry almost since it was created, and I've heard a lot of misconceptions on this subreddit about how to securely use bitcoin. I thought it would be helpful to provide a few common sense steps anybody can use to safely secure their bitcoins. You simply cannot trust computer hardware manufacturers. Hardware Backdoor's are real and more prevalent than you can imagine. The only way to be sure you aren't susceptible is to design and build your own CPU and computer system. Fabricating your own silicon chips is a surprisingly simple process , as all you really need is some sand. Once you've hand manufactured your CPU, Motherboard, RAM, and IO devices, you'll need to write a C compiler that will compile down to your CPU's native language. Writing your own compiler will keep you safe from the Ken Thompson Hack . Create a simple OS that you c...

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