Wallet

Brave Crypto Wallet powered by Metamask

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.

The Brave browser and what you missed

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. Figure 1. Chrome Market Share since 2013 Chrome is the browser developed and maintained by Google and it is a great browser. Chrome brought speed to the internet, a fast and slick interface, themes, extensions, excellent Javascript support, great tools for developers.

dApp browsers of 2019

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.

Project Spotlight: Universal Login

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.