Saleem Rashid

March 20, 2018

15-Year-old Finds Flaw in Ledger Crypto Wallet

This post was originally published on this siteA 15-year-old security researcher has discovered a serious flaw in cryptocurrency hardware wallets made by Ledger, a French company whose popular products are designed to physically safeguard public and private keys used to receive or spend the user’s cryptocurrencies. Ledger’s Nano-S cryptocurrency hardware wallet. Source: Amazon. Hardware wallets like those sold by Ledger are designed to protect the user’s private keys from malicious software that might try to harvest those credentials from the user’s computer.  The devices enable transactions via a connection to a USB port on the user’s computer, but they don’t […]