Our wallet review process
We examine wallets starting at the code level and continue all the way up to the finished app that lives on your device. Provided below is an outline of each of these steps along with security tips for you and general test results.
Application build test result
According to its twitter account’s tweet, it was designed by , which is Singapore based.
This multicurrency hardware wallet comes equipped with a 2-inch LCD color display. It can connect to a mobile app using Bluetooth or to a desktop using a USB Type-C cable. It referencesa lot in its material. The MyTokenPocket website also links to the KeyPal.
MyTokenPocket is the companion app for this device. Documentation Source:
- Built-in true random number generator
- Multiple secure storage
- Ensure that the seed does not leave the chip
- Resist brute-force attack and prevent external reading
This is a copy of the Product Manual
- The private keys can be created offline.
- The device has an LCD screen which can allow the user to confirm transactions.
- Despite having a GitHub organization account, we find no repositories pertaining to the firmware.
- The device is paired with the MyTokenPocket mobile app using BlueTooth:
The KeyPal hardware wallet communicates with the companion app via dual-channel Bluetooth and USB. In the process of Bluetooth communication, the link layer will not transmit any sensitive privacy data, preventing any sensitive data from being intercepted through Bluetooth communication. Source
We can conclude that that this device does not have its firmware available for scrutiny.
Tests performed by Daniel Andrei R. Garcia
Do your own research
In addition to reading our analysis, it is important to do your own checks. Before transferring any bitcoin to your wallet, look up reviews for the wallet you want to use. They should be easy to find. If they aren't, that itself is a reason to be extra careful.