Accidental MetaMask Ban from Google Chrome Highlights Wallet Security Issues

A couple of days ago the popular wallet and in-browser Ethereum gateway MetaMask was accidentally removed from Google’s Chrome store. The incident left users being re-directed to an imposter version of the software. Luckily, the Ethereum community was quick in detecting the problem and the situation was resolved within six hours.

However, this was just another in a series of incidents highlighting the fact that wallet security and private key management is a weak link in the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Scalability

What Blockchain Needs Right Now: Part One – Scalability

Blockchain Technology has changed a lot since Bitcoin got the ball rolling in 2008. However, we have been promised mass adoption for a while now and this “revolution” is happening rather slowly.

There are many reasons for this, but some are more obvious than others. In this article series, we will look at three important innovations the blockchain ecosystem needs in order to succeed.

Let’s start with Scalability.

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