MetaMask Security Monthly: July 2022

Luker Jen Jul 28 · 4 min read GM, GA, GE, or GN, wherever you are! Here’s the latest from our Security Laboratory, some new bounty program stats, and a few things to help you keep security top of mind! Security Laboratory The FBI Laboratory in the early 1930s in Washington, D.C. Endo CommonJS support … Read more

MetaMask Security Monthly: June 2022

Luker Jen Jun 29 · 6 min read Get ready for this month’s jam-packed issue, where you’ll find details about our continued progress from the Lab, a not-too-shabby MTTR, our HackerOne bounty program, and more! Make sure you see our deprecation announcement. Security Laboratory Endo Support for “where are my source files” use cases complete! … Read more

MetaMask API Method Deprecation

Luker Jen Jun 27 · 1 min read June 2022 MetaMask is deprecating two methods available in its API: eth_decrypt and eth_getEncryptionPublicKey. The methods will still exist in the API, and continue to function as they do currently: however, MetaMask no longer recommends they be used. These methods are being deprecated because they are not … Read more

MetaMask Awards Bug Bounty for Clickjacking Vulnerability

JS_MetaMask Jun 2 · 3 min read MetaMask has granted a bounty of $120,000 to the United Global Whitehat Security Team (UGWST), including René Kroka and José Almeida, for their responsible disclosure of a critical security vulnerability. There were no known instances of this vulnerability being exploited, and the MetaMask team has already patched the … Read more

Getting Started With MetaMask on Polygon

MetaMask is the most popular cryptocurrency wallet app and browser extension used to access the Web3 universe. In just a few simple steps, you can unlock this powerful tool and begin exploring the Polygon ecosystem.  There are more than 19,000 decentralized applications (dApps) running on Polygon. That list includes DeFi protocols like Aave and Uniswap … Read more

iPhone and Android users at the risk of losing their crypto

A new study has shown that android and iPhone users are at risk of their crypto being stolen through a “sophisticated malicious cryptocurrency scheme.”  The cyber security company, ESET, discovered that malicious apps mimicking Coinbase and MetaMask have been growing in circulation. ESET revealed that these hackers now use fake websites with ads placed on … Read more

Welcoming MyCrypto to MetaMask

Dan Finlay Feb 1 · Unlisted Building a wallet takes hard work and smart design. Building a crypto wallet that survives multiple market cycles but maintains a laser focus on user safety and stability? That takes special mettle. I’ve seen a lot of wallets come and go during my time building MetaMask, and none are … Read more

How MetaMask Flask Enables Developers To Build The Latest Technical Innovations In Web3

MetaMask Flask is the experimental proving ground for our most cutting-edge and innovative features. A canary distribution of production MetaMask, Flask is where you — our developers — and experimental features ignite to create the future of Web3. When building an application that manages and transfers real value, secure UX and stable features are essential … Read more