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How Do I Get a Private Key From a Public Key Bitcoin?

A private key is a secret, alphanumeric password/number used to spend/receive bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. It is a 256-bit long number which is picked randomly as soon as you make a wallet.

A private key is always mathematically related to the bitcoin wallet address, but is impossible to reverse engineer thanks to a strong cryptographic hash function. For this reason, you should never share your private key with anyone or store it online.

NOTE: WARNING: It is not possible to generate a private key from a public key. Attempting to do so is highly dangerous and could result in the theft of your Bitcoin funds. Additionally, if you are looking to secure your Bitcoin funds, the safest way to do so is to keep your private key secure and away from prying eyes.

How do I get a private key from a public key Bitcoin?

The only way to get a private key from a public key is by using a brute force attack. This involves trying every possible combination of numbers until the correct one is found.

However, due to the large number of possible combinations, this would take an incredibly long time and is not practical.

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