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How do we check if cardano wallet made by the community is safe to use?

Daedalus and Yoroi were made by IOHK and Emurgo (indirectly), so the credibility is there right from the start, and we can trust it (that it is not meant for malicious intent). But when it comes to ...
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What tools are currently available or in development, to watch an address, and expose a bad actor that without authorization took ADA from a wallet?

Despite that the legitimate owner of a given amount of ADA in a wallet went loose on keeping hxs account secure, and the saying "No your keys no your ADA", when a bad actor takes ADA not ...
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Impossible to use extended keys with cardano-cli transaction build --required-signer flag

We are implementing the vesting contract from Plutus use cases via cardano-cli In the validator script we have the pubKeyHash of the pubKey authorized to retrieve the funds. When the owner of this key ...
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How can I derive an address from a private key?

Checking the official documentation from cardano-wallet I can see that there are options to get wallets from mnemonics and extended public keys, but not private keys. Even public libs don't have that ...
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How are you going to stop scammers?

I was the victim of a scammer today, they were asking for ADA and I lose all my savings. If a scammer gets 500k ADA that in the future for sure will become billions. Is there any chance it will ...
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Is the Payment Adresss and associated keys considered a wallet?

When staking to the payment address is one effectively sending ADA to another wallet? I think this is an interesting question because one asks if it could then be added to a wallet application like ...
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Verifying Payment Address

Before funding the payment address on my staking pool, I would like to make sure that the funds can be retrieved by me, as the process of air gapping to create these series of keys and addresses ...
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Entropy problem in addresses generated by Daedalus wallet

I've created a new wallet in Daedalus, and I've noticed that 20 new generated addresses have the same repeating pattern in the second part of each address. Here's how it looks like: addr1.................
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Where can I find an official docs about private and public keys' generation?

Is there an official documentation showing us a process of creation of private key, public key (including EdDSA math), and wallet address, with examples written in Python or C?
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How does Edwards curve used for generating public key look like?

What equation suitable for generation of a public key is used for Edwards curve Ed25519? The problem is the following – info on Edwards Elliptic Curve on Wikipedia page presents an equation y^2 + x^2 =...
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Is it possible to generate your own Cardano ADA private keys and public addresses externally and import it later for use into a wallet?

For ETH and BTH you can generate a private/public keys (secp256k1 Elliptical curve) and SHA-3 (Keccak) hashed public wallet address via code (Python, Java or what ever language) via an pure math ...