Today I bring this question because as far as I know Daedalus wallet is like Passive Cardano-Node, it means that there is not a third party between Daedalus running in a PC and the Blockhain, just Internet, and this add an extra layer of security, until here everything looks good and is understanble for me.
But a few days ago reading some info from IOHK I found this:
Now, lets talk about what validating blocks and transactions mean (to me).
When an user perform a Trx, this Trx it is not immediately comfirmed, it needs to be included in a block and once this block is validated by Nodes of the network then that Trx is validated as well. And as far as I know this is something that only a Stake Pool can do, and not a Passive Cardano-Node (Daedalus Wallet) but maybe I am wrong with this.
So, the questions are:
Can really a Passive Cardano-Node or Daedalus Wallet Validate blocks and externals Trx ?
If I run a Passive Cardano-Node in my home with all json files by default, then I am validating Blocks and Trx ?