Prominent privacy-centric web browser, Brave has been making headlines lately with several updates along with its Gemini integration to enhance its crypto features. The platform once again made news following its association with a cybersecurity firm, PhisFort.
Protection Against Crypto Scams
As the popularity and the value of the crypto industry have been progressing rapidly, the attacks and scams pertaining to the same seem to be following suit. While every other crypto platform has been taking the necessary measures to prevent scams and attacks, Brave joined the list and collaborated with PhisFort. On Tuesday, Brave browser took to Twitter to announce that the platform had incorporated PhishFort’s anti-phishing solutions to steer clear of potential crypto scams.
The tweet read,
“Brave now uses @PhishFort’s open source anti-phishing solutions for our in-browser Crypto Wallets to better protect our users. PhishFort’s spam list detects crypto scams and immediately warns our users of any suspicious domains.”
PhishFort isn’t new to the crypto-verse, the cybersecurity firm has partnered with several notable crypto platforms including MyEtherWallet as well as Binance Labs. PhishFort also elaborated on its latest affiliation with Brave and suggested that users of the browser would be protected with additional security that would have a vital impression on the protection of the community.
The anti-phishing platform shared a blog post detailing the importance of its integration on the browser. The post indicated,
“This integration provides additional security to their users who use the crypto wallet functionality built into the browser as they are now protected by our real time intelligence feed.”
Previously, PhishFort had highlighted that crypto users are prone to scams as “crypto is a high-value target for criminals.”
Back in June, Brave Browser was subject to immense backlash for the inclusion of affiliate links to the searches of its users. This further redirected the users of the browser to another website. However, the platform rectified its mistake and affirmed that the personal data of its users were not compromised.
The platform’s latest move along with Gemini integration reveals that Brave is diving deep into the crypto industry by bolstering its features related to crypto.