Bitcoin Glossary – Terminology and Definitions

It is a quick reference to the most important Bitcoin terminology. Please check any term to reveal the definition.

Bitcoin Glossary

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There are 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter A.
Address
A string of letters and numbers which bitcoins can be sent to and from. A bitcoin address can be shared publicly, and like sending a message to an email address, a bitcoin address can be provided to others that wish to send you bitcoin.

Attack Surface
In computer security, an attack surface refers to the number of places where a malicious user may be able to gain access to a system. In general, a computer running more complex software has a higher attack surface than one running simpler software.


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