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Bitcoin transactions are one of the most secure transfers of money that can happen today.  There are a few things that every bitcoin transaction consists of.  This would be the header and the input and the output. The input of a bitcoin transaction is showing that the prior balance of the wallet contains a certain number of bitcoins available to use.  These bitcoins are then transferred forward to the current transaction that is about to...Continue Reading
Encrypting passwords or text is a very complicated and confusing process to understand.  There are many steps and technical terms that it goes through to reach one of the three encryption standards.  Whether it is SHA-1, SHA-256, MD-5; they can all protect the privacy of the text that you are trying to keep from the public view. Encryption depending on the level can be complicated to decrypt and is what makes it such an effective...Continue Reading
There are several different internet sites on the dark web that allow criminals to purchase anything from drugs to hitman.  To access these sites, you must enter the realm of the dark web.  To do so, using a tor browser along with a VPN will completely conceal the identity of the computer that is accessing the dark web.  These are the two primary tools that criminals and you should use if you are trying to...Continue Reading
When a bitcoin purchase or trade is made, there are slight amounts of the information left behind that can lead investigators to the owner of the virtual currencies.  When you start looking deeper into this information, then you have the chance at finding the address and tracking down where the money is headed. One tool that you can use is bitcoin block explorer which summed up is a bitcoin tracker.  You insert the unparsed address,...Continue Reading
How bitcoins are brought into existence is through a process that we call mining. Mining a bitcoin is done through using software that connects you to the blockchain and allows you to verify transactions across the blockchain. Verifying these transactions is done through solving a series of mathematical puzzles that yield a reward in bitcoin if the block gets completely mined. This is what would drive someone to want to mine bitcoin from the blockchain....Continue Reading
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