/u/Tesla_Model_XHELP: Random Private Key Generator Found Active Wallet With ETHEthereum

I have no interest in taking the crypto.

So I was starting to try and learn more about cybersecurity and how private keys work, because I find them fascinating. I found a website that generated random private keys, and generated a couple to see what would happen. I know by logic, there is a 1/(2^256) chance of getting a real private key. Well, it happened, and now I don’t know what to do. I know there is no real way for me to contact the owner of this wallet, but is there anything I should do? Looking at the private key itself, it isn’t that complex of a key, hence why it probably showed up in the random generator.

Again, I have no interest in taking the crypto, and I haven’t logged into the account with MEW or anything like that. I know the account is real based on the wallet in etherscan.

Is there anything I should do? This honestly makes we worry about how safe my OWN crypto truly is. If you look at my last post on r/ledgerwallet , I was questioning the true security of private keys and storing all of your crypto in one wallet.

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[link] [comments]I have no interest in taking the crypto. So I was starting to try and learn more about cybersecurity and how private keys work, because I find them fascinating. I found a website that generated random private keys, and generated a couple to see what would happen. I know by logic, there is a 1/(2^256) chance of getting a real private key. Well, it happened, and now I don’t know what to do. I know there is no real way for me to contact the owner of this wallet, but is there anything I should do? Looking at the private key itself, it isn’t that complex of a key, hence why it probably showed up in the random generator. Again, I have no interest in taking the crypto, and I haven’t logged into the account with MEW or anything like that. I know the account is real based on the wallet in etherscan. Is there anything I should do? This honestly makes we worry about how safe my OWN crypto truly is. If you look at my last post on r/ledgerwallet , I was questioning the true security of private keys and storing all of your crypto in one wallet. submitted by /u/Tesla_Model_X [link] [comments]Read Morer/ethereumEthereum

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