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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
(Analysis from Android review)
Bitcoin Global is a P2P platform from the same providers as
The app claims that users don’t have to register with KYC.
To register, you don’t need to go through KYC, just enter your email and create the password. After registration, you immediately receive a crypto wallet and you can buy and sell cryptocurrency in a convenient way.
The site claims that users may exchange directly with no middlemen.
The buyer pays the seller directly, without Bitcoin Global or any other third-parties involved. Once the payment is confirmed, the cryptocurrency is released from escrow to the buyer. Then both traders leave feedback on how the trade went.
It’s usually only custodial services that have the ability to freeze funds.
We tried the app and registered. The app had the interface of an exchange. We were provided with a btc address but no mnemonics.
We conclude that this app is custodial, and thus not verifiable.
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.