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ETH stolen from two MEW wallets & moved to an unknown address & then to ShapeShift

I recently found out that my ETH funds were stolen from two MEW wallets and moved to an unknown address. Below are addresses of my two MEW wallets. 1) 0x16bf750Ee569F0A173BCCfD7b3F92F9Bb46c6AfC (...
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Ethereum paper wallet address generator with ability to upload your own graphic to give as gifts

I'm looking to give eth to friends and family for christmas this year. But I wanted to upload my own background image if possible to an Ethereum paper wallet generator. Is there such a thing? I don't ...
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Is there a way to generate ethereum paper wallets?

Is it possible to store ether on paper wallets or generate printable private keys offline somehow?
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What happens if MyEtherWallet will go offline?

I created a wallet on myEtherWallet. Let's assume that in the future this website doesn't exist anymore. Is there any way to access my ether? Or will they be gone in the blockchain?
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Printing Paper wallet for my Ether in Ledger Nano S

I have my ETH in my ledger nano S. I need to take a backup of the private key in the form of paper wallet using myetherwallet.com. I am unable to understand the procedure for it. Can anyone throw ...
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How to verify a paper wallet is working without compromising the private key?

MyEtherWallet tells the user: You need to back up your private keys externally and verify you can access the wallets. I am wondering, how do you verify you can access the accounts without ...
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Migrating from paper wallet to Ledger Nano S with private key ONLY

I recently purchased a Ledger Nano S, and I'm wanting to transfer my Ether from my paper wallet to the new ledger device. Please forgive my ignorance, but I have no idea how I can transfer my Ether ...
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JavaScript Code Required to Generate an Ethereum Address?

I am aware of several tools and websites that generate addresses for you, but I'm looking for an actual JavaScript code snippet to demonstrate the steps plainly.
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Creating an offline address creator for Ethereum

I found this Bitcoin Paper Wallet: https://bitcoinpaperwallet.com/bitcoinpaperwallet/generate-wallet.html I would like to add it Ethereum just for fun. On this question, they show how to create ...
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Are mnemonic seeds or hierarchical deterministic wallets standardized?

Some wallets for Bitcoin and Ethereum will give you a list of about 15 words to write down instead of giving you a private key. From what I understand, the list of words is derived from the key, and ...
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Transferring Ether out of paper wallet

I created a paper wallet for my Ether a few weeks back, and have (stupidly) lost the JSON file that was created during the creation of that wallet. At the time I did not think that I needed that ...
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Set up a passwordless Ethereum address

I want to generate an Ethereum wallet to use for cold storage. I'll split the key using SSSS, and print the different parts in papers that I'll store in different places. I don't want to use a ...
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I have a keystore on a physical piece of paper, can I use it to restore ethereum?

Hos is this done most simply. Currently I use MIST/Ethereum wallet, but whatever is good for me.
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Storing Ether based digital assets in a paper wallet

This morning I was looking for a paper wallet generator to move Augur out of an exchange, and I found a reddit post saying that as Augur is an ETH based token you can use an ETH address to store it. ...
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What would be the steps required to entirely derive an address with pen and paper?

I'd like to see the steps required to derive an address by hand, with pen and paper, along with an estimate of time required. Is it feasible to derive an address entirely with pen and paper? What ...
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How to access ethaddress.org funds if the private key is blurred out?

Tried out the paperwallet and sent 1 ether to the address on the screen as a test. After that I noticed the private key on it is blurred out. I generated another and found the same thing on the ...
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Do paper wallets need to be updated?

I've created a paper wallet at myetherwallet. Recently I've heard wallets need to be updated since the homestead release. Do paper wallets need to be updated in some way? I was under the impression ...
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Is it possible to *write* (not print) a paper wallet without having to copy a big JSON?

In Bitcoin, you can store a paper wallet by merely writing down the private key of an address, which is very small. You can also write ~20 words generated from that address, if you want. In Ethereum, ...