Printer Security – Is Your Private Key Safe?

Printer Security – Is Your Private Key Safe?

Paper Wallets, Printer Security
This is a short post about printer security. This is an addition to our series about paper wallets that you can find here. There are some known issues with printer security. Some printers keep copies of printouts in their internal storage. Even after they have finished printing. They also keep a record of printed documents in a spool file on your computer. A virus or hacker can search for these files. If they find the wallet printout file they can use the private key to steal your money. There are a few measures you can take to make it tougher for hackers.   Six Printer Security Tips 1. Get a second printer that never goes online and is never plugged into a computer when that is online. A printer can…
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