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How to restore a wallet with 24 words and passphrase?

The wallets support "hidden" wallets on hardware devices with passphrases but you can't restore the wallet directly into Daedalus or Yoroi. Instead, you need to restore the wallet to a new ...
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Where can I get the BIP39 file?

The list of the word lists is included in BIP39, this is used directly in Yoroi as part of the BIP39 JavaScript module. It appears, Daedalus is using its own wordlist.
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How to restore a wallet with 24 words and passphrase?

By April 2021, there is no software solution for Cardano wallets that supports such combination. There is an open source tool (and its extended fork) on the Github to convert such mnemonics. It ...
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What are the security risks of storing an encrypted wallet seed in a password manager?

One of the biggest security threats right now is malware and key loggers. That is why offline backup and hardware wallets are so important, as you try to shield your signing keys from your day to day ...
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What are the security risks of storing an encrypted wallet seed in a password manager?

The risk is the same as storing the encrypted login details of your bank account in a password manager. However, the bank may have their own controls that limit withdrawal amounts, monitor/block ...
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is it possible to use (bip39) 12 words passphrase in yoroi?

Yoroi dev here. Yoroi uses 15 words because we think it's the best trade-off between security and convenience. Using more words may provide marginal security benefits, but you also have downsides like ...
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How much entropy does BIP39 have?

I'd take a look at this answer It seems a very well resourced attacker would be able to find a used private key for 128bit seed. This would be an attack on all keys in the network, not yours ...
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How much entropy does BIP39 have?

128 bit for 11 seed word and 256 for 27 seed word for 128 bit 1.02 x 10^18 years.
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Where can I get the BIP39 file?

Found it! It's in IOG's cardano-crypto repository. Have a look: https://github.com/input-output-hk/cardano-crypto/blob/develop/src/Crypto/Encoding/BIP39/English.hs
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Where can I get the BIP39 file?

Having digital copies of your mnemonic set is always discouraged due to security issues. However, if you really want to give a digital copy of your recovery phrase to a person I'd personally suggest ...
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