Moriyasu Apollo Arduino Nano Bitcoin DIY Hardware Wallet
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
Notes from the Readme file:
- This wallet is a test phase.
- The communication protocol is planned to be changed. No EEPROM changes.
- All open source (Hardware and Software)
- Low cost ($5 -)
- Run on any device
- Generate private key
- Encrypt private key (The private key will not be saved)
- Compute Public key
- Digital signature
Supported cryptocurrency (Test operation)
- Bitcoin (Testnet)
Although this project has not posted pictures of a prototype it was recently updated and contained enough description to warrant scrutiny. We reached out to the provider Shota Moriyasu through email and await his response.
Shota Moriyasu replied to us via email and told us that he made this project when he was still a university student. Now that he has graduated, he did not continue developing this. We can now consider this project as defunct.
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.