Secret Sharing

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Mycelium Entropy can split a generated private key into three parts in such a way that:

  • any two can be combined to recover the key; and

  • no single part reveals any information about the private key that can assist an attacker.

This method is commonly known as Shamir’s 2-of-3 Secret Sharing Scheme. It is implemented according to the specification at Funds from a split wallet can be spent with Mycelium Bitcoin Wallet. The private key can also be recovered from shares with this

Mycelium Entropy does not currently support this scheme with Hierarchical Deterministic wallets.

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