Unlike traditional ones, cryptocurrency wallets store a lot of relevant information such as the secure private key used to access Bitcoin addresses and carry out transactions, etc., And while there are many ways in which users can store their Bitcoins, it’s important to fully understand the drawbacks of each type of wallets.
With the growing popularity of the space, there have been increased cases of cyber-attacks and online theft.
There are essentially four main ways in which users can store their crypto funds – desktop, mobile, web, and hardware. But according to popular Bitcoin proponent Andreas Antonopoulos, laptops are not as secure storage as phone wallets. He said
“Most desktop operating systems are not secure enough, most desktops and laptops are not secure enough to hold crypto funds.” Read More...