Questions tagged [key-collision]

Situation where a created Monero private key is identical to one created by someone else, meaning it allows the spending of all Monero sent to the XMR address it controls. Extremely unlikely unless the key was generated with a faulty random number generator.

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Where does Curve25519's limit occur?

While informing myself on the inner-working of Monero, I stumbled on Curve25519. The CryptoNote White Paper states: l: a prime order of the base point; l = 2^252 + ...
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How can we be sure that monero wallet addresses are unique?

This question is probably not necessarily limited to monero wallets, but I have been playing around with the Monero Offline Wallet Generator and wanted to know how anyone could ever be sure that a ...
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Monero private key collision

Assuming a properly working RNG what are the chances of creating a Monero private key that is identical to one created by someone else (it corresponds and controls funds sent to the same XMR address)? ...