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How are you going to stop scammers?

About scamming and phishing Fraudsters have always existed and will continue to exist. In the future, there will probably be network-based mechanisms to protect yourself against fraudsters, but so far ...
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How can I derive an address from a private key?

A robust way to do that is to use cardano-wallet CLI. First of all, run cardano-wallet serve and cardano-node. Root Key The command that helps us writing a root private key into a file should look ...
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How to recover a wallet in cardano-cli from a 24-word mnemonic

cardano-cli does not support mnemonic derivation natively, so you'd have to use cardano-wallet software: Install cardnao-wallet or cardano-addresses and put the executables in your $PATH. I will be ...
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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?

There are a variety of projects within the IOHK Github repository that may give the correct level of interaction you desire. After some digging I think the cardano-addresses project would fulfill your ...
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Where can I find an official docs about private and public keys' generation?

This page is pretty good with the cli commands needed for doing this: https://developers.cardano.org/docs/integrate-cardano/creating-wallet-faucet I remember seeing some examples in Python that just ...
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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?

The answer is: definitely yes. You can generate those keys offline and off-sync using cardano-wallet utility. Please read my medium stories to find out how to do that: Wallet Command Line Interface.
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How are you going to stop scammers?

There are many algorithms which can be used to search trees for transaction patterns but at the end of the day, people can really only do what they can do now. Call local law enforcement. Cardano in ...
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Is the Payment Adresss and associated keys considered a wallet?

If you want to understand how payment address, public pvt keys etc you can read this chapter https://docs.armada-alliance.com/ai-blockchain-edu/wallets
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Is the Payment Adresss and associated keys considered a wallet?

A wallet consists of two sets of keys {private and public} and the addresses derived from them. There are different types of addresses like Payment address and staking address. Payment addresses can ...
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What is the best (and most secure) way to store private keys in an Express server?

See this post, Best setup of your air-gapped offline machine (cold environment)?. Also consider the following https://cosd.com/frankenwallet.
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Is it possible to get root key from CLI generated private key?

You can use that key to sign transactions in cardano-serialization lib, but I believe you can't go back to a seed phrase or root key / other key derivations from it. To use it for signing transactions,...
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How to verify signed data?

To start with, Message Signing in Cardano follows CIP-0008 https://github.com/cardano-foundation/CIPs/tree/master/CIP-0008 Reading this would give a more idea around message signing. Answer to your ...
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Entropy problem in addresses generated by Daedalus wallet

This must be the Payment address from your wallet. It is your stake key. All your Payment addresses will have the stake key which shows up in all receive addresses of the wallet. Its nothing to do ...
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Where does Nami store private keys?

Here is the GitHub for Nami, as it is open source. Looks like it uses chrome local storage. I believe chromes local data is located in %AppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage atleast ...
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Is it possible to link multiple addresses built from different stake key pairs but one payment key pair?

You can bech32 decode an address to check the address in raw form (for a given payment address, assume first 58 chars will be the same). Thus: echo ...
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How do we check if cardano wallet made by the community is safe to use?

DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH!!! Not to sound pretentious or unhelpful, but lets imagine a spectrum of trust: On one end, there is the super paranoid computer nerd who doesn't use any software unless they can ...
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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?

the bad actor has to use one of his wallet's receiving addresse This is not completly true, there are tools called "mixers", that obfuscates the destination address of transactions. This ...
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Impossible to use extended keys with cardano-cli transaction build --required-signer flag

I'm working on similar problem, but i thing this answer should solve your problem: https://cardano.stackexchange.com/a/7428/7022
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Verifying Payment Address

To make a long story short, in Cardano's environment, you will need 2 sets of keys. One set to control your funds (send and receive $ADA and tokens) and one other set to control your staking ...
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How does Edwards curve used for generating public key look like?

The general equation of the Edwards curve is for Ed25519 a = -1, d = -121665/121666. The curve is also living in the prime field. The equation is I could not plot this equation in geograba, I guess ...
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