The surprise You may read more about Brave in my first article about the Brave browser.
After recently visiting one of my own blog post to check the spelling, I got the surprise to be welcomed by a pop proposing me to install a mysterious Crypto Wallet extension.
If you are in crypto for a while, all alarms bells should be ringing already. This typically looks like a phishing attempt.
Google Chrome needs no introduction and most people who visited an internet page within the last 5 years likely used Chrome or one of the Chromium based browsers.
Your account as an id, custodial wallets and dApp browsers. How to leap forward decentralized services.
The (no longer so) “inter” net of 2019 In 2019, the typical workflow for a traveler through the internet looks most of the time as:
open your favourite web browser
browse to your favourite site directly or through a search
select your auth provider, which mostly mean clicking on on of the button below.
If you ever used decentralized platforms such as Bitcoin or Ethereum (to name only a few), you probably installed a few Apps on your Desktop, on your Mobile, etc… Those includes so called wallets, dApps, etc…
The on-boarding process varies a little bit but mostly boils down to making a new account or set of accounts on the device . This new account is in fact a key pair (private key + public key) or a seed allowing the deterministic generation of multiple key pairs.