Tag: Announcements

Announcing Private Bitcoin for Enterprises with a New Coinjoin API
Announcements Community Product Technical

Now, with a simple Coinjoin API recently announced, collaborative bitcoin transactions are accessible to anyone, including companies that want to add powerful and robust privacy features to their bitcoin products, such as wallets, brokers, custodians and more

Hunting Sats is Back at Bitcoin Amsterdam 2023
Announcements Community

Participate anonymously to have the chance of gaining more than $1,500 USD in bitcoin, or multiple other prizes such as 4 Coldcard MK4s, 2 Cryptosteel Capsules and bitcoin merchandise.

Unpacking Wasabi Wallet’s Power Feature: The Headless Daemon
Announcements Product Technical

Think of it as your wallet but on a diet. It uses fewer resources like CPU, GPU, memory, and bandwidth, allowing you to run Wasabi Wallet unobtrusively in the background.

Turbosync: Wasabi Wallet’s Loading Time Reduced by 90%
Beginner Technical

With the 2.0.4 release, Turbosync is introduced in Wasabi Wallet to reduce the load time by up to 90%. We did this with accessibility in mind so that even low-bandwidth users can use Wasabi with little friction.

Free Transactions from Being Stuck in the Mempool
Announcements Community Technical

We’ve packed Wasabi Wallet version 2.0.4 with highly requested features and a bundle of performance optimizations that drastically speeds up wallet load time, frees transactions from getting stuck in the mempool and make life easier than ever for privacy-conscious Bitcoiners. 


Today, Trezor rolls out coinjoin for the original bitcoin hardware wallet, the Model One, the remaining hardware product. This takes place 9 years after the initial release of the (also) first ever of its kind. Trezor’s products remain the only to support hardware wallet coinjoin.

Trezor Rolls Out Coinjoin Feature for its Devices in First for Hardware Wallets

Trezor, today rolled out the coinjoin feature for its devices allowing users to more easily enhance privacy and security on bitcoin transactions. The feature is possible thanks to Trezor’s collaboration with Wasabi Wallet.

WasabiGPT: Send Bitcoin With AI

Wasabi Wallet launches WasabiGPT: a Wasabi Wallet AI integration to explore the possibilities of AI in Bitcoin UX.

Coin Control is Back on Wasabi Wallet

Coin Control has returned to Wasabi 2.0 for sending. The release 2.0.3 allows optional insight and control of Wasabi Wallet 2.0’s Smart Coin Selection via Coin Control for sending, as well as creating pay-to-taproot outputs to save on fees and a Tor stability upgrade for MacOS M1 users.

BTCPay Server Adding Coinjoin Plugin for All Merchants

A new BTCPay Server plugin developed by BTCPay Server contributor, Andrew Camilleri, based on Wasabi Wallet’s WabiSabi coinjoin coordination protocol introduces bitcoin privacy to BTCPay Server merchants with just two clicks.

Announcing Hunting Sats, a Contest to Earn Bitcoin from Cracking a Wallet

The Bitcoin privacy project, Wasabi Wallet, along with 12 bitcoin pioneering projects and companies such as Blockstream, BTCPay and Trezor, are working together to organize a world treasure hunt for bitcoin called Hunting Sats.

Wasabi Wallet
Announcements Technical

After the previous release of Wasabi optimized Tor connectivity, new records have been set in monthly coinjoin rounds’ completed and total coinjoin volume. Now, Wasabi Wallet Version is available to continue leading the charge.

Wasabi Release 2.0.2

Users downloading the latest release should expect much more reliable and frequent coinjoins… zkSNACKs is also extending its fundraising support to help the Tor team fund developers to work towards resolving this ongoing issue.

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Feature List

The zkSNACKs coordinator in Wasabi Wallet 2.0 offers an initial coordinator fee of 0.3% which only fresh coinjoin UTXOs will pay. Remixes (even after one transaction), Wasabi Wallet 1.0 coinjoin outputs and UTXOs of 0.01 BTC or less pay no coordinator fees in Wasabi Wallet 2.0 coinjoins.

zkSNACKs’ Blacklisting Update

Two weeks ago, zkSNACKs announced that they are going to refuse certain UTXOs from registering to coinjoins coordinated by the company.

Introducing the New Wasabi Wallet Logo

After two years, Wasabi Wallet has transformed its logo. The original green and orange shield its users have grown to recognize and love has been changed to a sleek and modern design, which includes an entirely new colour scheme and font as part of the ongoing evolution of the company’s brand.

1.11 BTC Grant: Design a Privacy Focused Lightning Network Wallet

1 BTC will be distributed during Wasabi Wallet’s Lightning Network Privacy Research Grant. We’re looking for researchers and teams of researchers to design the best possible privacy focused Lightning Network light client. One may apply with a team or individually.

Wasabi Wallet Preview Progress

Eight weeks have passed since our last update. We set up 3 milestones before the final 2.0 version’s release. Right now we are working on the first milestone, which is the so-called preview version of Wasabi 2.0.

Upgrade to Bitcoin Knots v0.21.1

Wasabi Wallet now uses the newest version of Bitcoin Knots (V0.21.1) on its backend after previously using a patched version due to a mempool issue where files over 32mb could not be serialized.

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Update

We have established the main framework for our upcoming 2.0 release. We published the research paper for our new CoinJoin protocol, WabiSabi and the user interface will be much more intuitive. We are aiming to offer privacy for everyone and to make privacy the default.

WVE–006 DDoS Attack Report
Announcements Technical

Wasabi Wallet team heroically defends the server by implementing security measures while still being attacked by the botnets of zombie computers

Wasabi Wallet Chain Split Policy

I nervously watched the chaos during the 2018 fork wars from the sidelines. Those who paid attention consolidated all their UTXOs on the chain they favored least and some even fall victim […]

Wasabi Wallet & Bull Bitcoin Grant to Support Bitcoin Knots Development

Two bitcoin focused companies, zkSNACKs and Bull Bitcoin donate .86 Bitcoin (roughly $40,000 worth) to a single person? Despite sounding like the start of a bad joke, this is what happened Monday, […]

Wasabi Wallet and Tor Consensus Issues
Community Technical

Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer network of nodes that define, verify, and enforce the Bitcoin consensus rules. There is a lot of communication between them and metadata can be used to de-anonymize Bitcoin […]

Wasabi’s Year End Review

2020 has been a big year for Wasabi Wallet. Instead of writing about it, we will just show you what we’ve been up to:

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Status Update

In November of 2020 we announced Wasabi Wallet 2.0, which includes a new CoinJoin scheme, called WabiSabi, a complete UI redesign and significant UX improvements. In the announcement we defined a probability […]

Announcing Wasabi Wallet 2.0

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 is a Bitcoin wallet, based on the popular Wasabi Wallet. Wasabi Wallet has enabled light wallet users to preserve their privacy without a trusted third party. Wasabi 2.0 takes […]

WVE–005 Responsible Disclosure & v4 Hard Fork

On 2020 May 10, Ondřej Vejpustek from TREZOR team sent us a PGP encrypted message containing a detailed explanation about a possible CoinJoin denial of service vulnerability, in complete accordance to our […]

Wasabi Wallet 1.1.12 is out!

This release introduces several major features, improvements and bug fixes. Among many other improvements, this release is a preparation for the upcoming v4 Hard Fork.

Wasabi Wallet’s advisory for Trezor users

If you’re a Wasabi Wallet user with a Trezor device, please don’t update your current Wasabi Wallet installation and Trezor devices to version 2.3.1 (Trezor Model T) and version 1.9.1 (Trezor One) yet or you may get locked out of your bitcoins until we fix the issue.