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MetaMask Celebrates 6th Anniversary with Steady Growth, Key Update to Market

MetaMask, which is ConsenSys’ mobile app and browser extension wallet, recently celebrated its 6th anniversary. MetaMask has “achieved 6 digit growth in Monthly Active Users (MAUs) since its inception.” The fast growth of the last two years can be “attributed to the frenzy of interest… Read More

MetaMask Teams Up with Asset Reality to Help Victims of Scams by Recovering Stolen Crypto

MetaMask, ConsenSys’ self-custody wallet, has announced a partnership with Asset Reality, an end-to-end solution “for recovering, managing, and accessing seized crypto and complex assets.” Over the last few years, economic activity on web3 has “grown exponentially,” according to an update shared with CI. While this… Read More

MetaMask Cautions on iCloud and Phishing Attempts Aiming to Steal Crypto

MetaMask, a popular crypto wallet that is reportedly used by more than 21 million individuals, has posted a series of Tweets cautioning customers about iCloud and phishing attempts that could put funds at risk. MetaMask emerged as a popular crypto wallet as it first launched… Read More

Consensys Raises $450 Million at Huge $7 Billion Valuation

Consensys has announced a Series D funding round that values the firm at over $7 billion – more than double its Series C round last November. According to a statement by Consensys, the firm raised $450 million in a round led by ParaFi Capital joined… Read More

METL Teams Up with Prime Trust to Become First “Decentralized” Fiat Gateway Infrastructure in the US on Avalanche

METL is introducing what it claims to be the first-ever decentralized fiat gateway infrastructure of its kind “bridging Web 2 to Web3 in collaboration with Prime Trust and Avalanche.” METL’s roots date back to 2018 when the first MVP was created, in order to demonstrate… Read More

VALK Study: 1 in 3 Pro Investors Recently Made First Crypto Investment

New research from digital institutional investment platform VALK shows professional investors are increasingly focusing on cryptocurrency and digital assets as worries about stretched equity valuations and poor yields in the fixed income markets grow. Its study among professional investors working in eight major economies for… Read More

New York based Blockchain Firm ConsenSys Acquires $200M to Expand Products like MetaMask, Infura

Blockchain-based solutions provider ConsenSys announced earlier this week that it had finalized a $200 million round, bringing its valuation to around $3.2 billion. New investors Marshall Wace, Third Point, ParaFi Capital, and Think Investments took part in ConsenSys‘ latest investments round. New partners that contributed… Read More

Metamask Challenger XDEFI Wallet Acquires $6M to Scale its DeFi Wallet

XDEFI Wallet, a next-gen browser wallet, is pleased to confirm that it has completed a $6 million round that was led by Mechanism Capital along with contributions from DeFiance Capital, Alameda Research, Sino Global Capital, Animoca Brands, Morningstar Ventures, CoinGecko, and DeFi industry participants such… Read More

DeFi Report from ConsenSys: 2.91M Unique Ethereum Addresses Using Decentralized Finance Protocols in Q2 2021, a 65% Growth from Q1

The team at Brooklyn, New York based ConsenSys, a leading Ethereum (ETH) development studio, has published its latest report on the Current State of DeFi. The report from ConsenSys provides a detailed analysis of Ethereum’s decentralized finance ecosystem and its ongoing growth during Q2 2021…. Read More

Cryptocurrency Users’ Funds are Being Stolen via Malicious Chrome Browser Extension Phishing Attack: Report

Blockchain security firm Ciphertrace noted in a blog post published on December 2, 2020 that within the last 24 hours, the company noticed a significant uptick of alerts and comments within the online digital currency community of users’ funds having been stolen through a malicious… Read More

MetaMask Ethereum Mobile App Restored at Google Play Store

Google has restored MetaMask’s Ethereum mobile wallet app and browser at it’s Google Play Store for Android apps. MetaMask tweeted the news on January 1st: Happy New Year! Upon careful consideration, Google has permitted The MetaMask mobile app back on the Google Play (Android) store!… Read More

Cryptocurrency: MetaMask Malware Hijacks Clipboard to Steal Ethers

Malware designed to intercept and replace digitally-copied cryptocurrency addresses with those belonging to hackers has been found in a fake MetaMask app available until recently at the Google Play app market. According to cybersecurity firm WeLiveSecurity, the malicious app, “Android/Clipper.C” was, “…spotted shortly after it was… Read More

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