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Who Cares if Crypto Wallet MetaMask Exposes Your Ethereum History?

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Several outlets and crypto programmers have pointed out for a year or more that MetaMask, by default, broadcasts your Ethereum public key (address) to websites you visit. The assumption is that this is a privacy vulnerability – most sites have no need for such information, after all. The Next Web’s David Canellis writes: "Sharing Ethereum addresses with any tracking service that requests it is...

Joseph Lubin: Forget Price -- Ethereum Adoption is Growing Rapidly

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In virtually every area, Ethereum, the largest smart contract blockchain protocol in the world, seems to be growing at an exponential rate. According to Joseph Lubin, the co-creator of Ethereum and the founder of ConsenSys, a blockchain software studio based in New York that houses 1,000 developers: “Blockchain is more than a market. It’s a movement. Market cap doesn’t refleft (sic) activity...

Google Boots Four Malicious Crypto Apps from Play Store

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Despite attempts to weed out fake cryptocurrency apps on the Android marketplace, the war is far from being won. Cybersecurity researcher Lukas Stefanko recently came across four fake crypto apps in the Google Play Store that impersonated Ethereum wallet MetaMask, as well as the Tether and NEO cryptocurrencies. According to Stefanko, the apps have been on the Android marketplace for weeks now and...

Most Popular Ethereum Wallet MetaMask Finally Releases Mobile Client

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MetaMask, the most popular Ethereum and ERC20 token standard wallet developed by ConsenSys, has released its mobile client at DevCon. At DevCon, a major Ethereum-focused conference held in Prague, Czech Republic hosted by large conglomerates and leading cryptocurrency businesses including EY, Microsoft, ShapeShift, Santander, Blockfolio, and Wanxiang, the MetaMask development team officially...

Ethereum Wallets are Enabling Transaction Scheduling, Killer Feature

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MyCrypto, a non-custodial Ethereum and ERC20 token wallet created by the co-founder of MyEtherWallet, has integrated a feature that enables Ethereum users to schedule ETH transactions ahead of time. On MyCrypto, an open-source wallet that is structurally similar to MyEtherWallet, users can connect hardware wallets like Trezor and other non-custodial wallets such as MetaMask to use their existing...

Bitfinex Launches Decentralized Ethereum Trading Platform 'Ethfinex'

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Bitfinex has launched an Ethereum-based hybrid cryptocurrency exchange called Ethfinex Trustless to give traders more security, privacy and control of their funds, marking the foundation of what the exchange hopes will be a completely decentralized trading model. The platform utilizes Ethfinex, which links centralized and off-chain orders books to gives users full control of their funds...

Ethereum dApp Browsers Take Steps to Increase Wallet Security

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MetaMask, among other dApp browsers, has committed to cease injecting Web3 into user browsers on Nov. 2, on account of a recently-uncovered privacy issue, meaning it will require a new postMessage API, according to Paul Bouchon, writing in Medium. MetaMask, an Ethereum wallet and dApp browser that allows users to visit the distributed web, has automatically injected a web instance for the web...

Google Removes MetaMask from Chrome Extension Store

Google has abruptly removed MetaMask from the Chrome Extension store without any explanation. The Dapp browser extension has been unceremoniously removed from the Android and Chrome marketplace with no indication as to why, and if or when it will be restored. MetaMask made the announcement on its Twitter handle on Wednesday July 25 in a tweet that read: “PSA: MetaMask has been delisted from the...

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