29 Oct '14, 5pm

Coinbase’s Vault Goes Multi-Signature For Added Security: Coinbase, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed Bitcoin wa...

Coinbase , the Andreessen Horowitz-backed Bitcoin wallet and merchant processing platform with just shy of 2 million wallets, is jumping on a big trend in security for holding the crypto-currency. They’re adding multi-signature technology to their vault product , which is designed with long-term, higher net worth holders of Bitcoin in mind. Multi-signature usually means that in order to move or access your holdings, you’d need several keys to sign off on a transaction beyond the individual’s password and platform hosting the wallet. Other rival companies like BitGo were among the first to implement it. In Coinbase’s case, a user will be asked to store a back-up key separately. The user will store a shared key that Coinbase encrypts using a person’s password, Coinbase will have its own key and then the user will have a back-up key that they control entirely themselves. Coin...

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