Minimalism: a new hardware crypto fits in the SIM card slot

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2019-03-07 12:15:06

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Minimalism: a new hardware crypto fits in the SIM card slot

American startup VaultTel released tiny cryptocurrency hardware wallet, which you can hide the SIM card tray. According to the company, the wallet combines an app and a map Intellichip for storage of private keys on mobile devices. The device uses biometric authentication and encryption at the military level. And all this in order to coin the user was protected. As the representatives explained, the card can be placed in the SIM slot on dual SIM Android mobile devices. In the case of iPhone, a wallet can use through a special dongle.

A Function to biometric authentication ensures that only the owner of the phone will be able to transfer funds from the wallet. The company also claimed that no Trojan and no hacking devices will not be able to record any data of a wallet or ongoing operations. The fact that this laptop is not activated or system resources of a mobile device.

According to the site, the wallet is available for pre-order in two versions:

the
    the
  • the Android package worth approximately $ 98;
  • the
  • package for iOS cost $ 131.

In Intellichip uses 512-bit AES encryption. Also there are additional features such as the ability to restrict access to wallet to a specific device or function “geolock” which restricts access by geographical location. In addition, users can use a backup of their wallets on other maps VaultTel.

Currently available for the American market and soon in Europe. You can purchase the device will get through a British subsidiary VaultTel.

In recent months has seen a rapid growth in the popularity of solutions for the safe storage of crypto-currencies on mobile devices. Even Samsung's flagship model Galaxy S10 solution for storing private keys. One of the first blockchain-phones Sirin Labs also built-in a hardware wallet. More data to search for .

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