SatoshiLabs Rolls Out Bitcoin-Solely Firmware for Trezor Wallets

SatoshiLabs Rolls Out Bitcoin-Solely Firmware for Trezor Wallets

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September 11, 2019 by admin
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SatoshiLabs, the Prague-based producer of {hardware} cryptocurrency wallets Trezor, launched a beta model of its new firmware that helps Bitcoin (BTC) solely. “Orange coin good!” In keeping with the weblog put up revealed on Sept. 9, SatoshiLabs’ new BTC firmware is now obtainable to obtain for each Trezor One and Trezor Mannequin T. The corporate
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SatoshiLabs, the Prague-based producer of {hardware} cryptocurrency wallets Trezor, launched a beta model of its new firmware that helps Bitcoin (BTC) solely.

“Orange coin good!”

In keeping with the weblog put up revealed on Sept. 9, SatoshiLabs’ new BTC firmware is now obtainable to obtain for each Trezor One and Trezor Mannequin T. The corporate additionally famous that it goals to introduce a “steady model” of Bitcoin-only firmware within the subsequent month’s launch, including:

“Any longer, we will likely be producing 4 totally different variations of firmware — common (full altcoin assist + U2F/WebAuthn) and Bitcoin-only, for each Trezor One and Mannequin T. […] We’ve created a personalized model of each our firmware and Pockets designed for everybody who helps the thought of Bitcoin. Each Bitcoin maximalist can now benefit from the Pockets interface with nothing else however Bitcoin.”

Firmware for Bitcoin maximalists

Per the announcement, to put in the brand new firmware, customers would require Trezor Mannequin T (model 2.1.zero or newer) or Trezor One, entry to Trezor Beta Pockets or trezorctl, and an accurate firmware set up file. 

As Cointelegraph reported on March 11, Trezor’s direct competitor — main {hardware} crypto wallets producer Ledger — disclosed 5 reported vulnerabilities in Trezor One and Trezor Mannequin T.

In response, Trezor later claimed that not one of the weaknesses revealed by Ledger are “important” for {hardware} wallets. It was said that none of them will be exploited remotely, because the assaults described require “bodily entry to the machine, specialised gear, time, and technical experience.”





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