The browser also has the option to turn on HTTPS everywhere, adding an extra layer of security and ensuring that the websites users visit employ the correct encryption protocols.
Opera, a Web3 browser, has unveiled a new set of security measures aimed at reducing typical dangers brought on by bad actors in the Web3 ecosystem.
Web3 Guard, a new set of security tools, is a collection of browser security features that claims to shield users from malicious decentralized applications (DApps), attacks using seed phrases as phishing bait, and bad actors.
The security tool checks DApps for known security concerns such dubious code, security vulnerabilities, and audit history. This gives users a better understanding of the DApp they intend to read and notifies them if any of the aforementioned vulnerabilities are discovered.
The built-in security measures would also look for any seed phrase phishing assaults by searching websites for telltale indicators of exploit, such as typical phishing keywords and attributes, without jeopardizing users’ privacy or personal data. Senior product manager for cryptocurrency at Opera, Danny Yao, said:
“Currently, Web3 Guard provides warnings and information to users so that they are not only aware of the potential risks in the moment, but also gradually become more familiar with the types of dangers specific to Web3. “
The malicious address checker, one of the new security features for the crypto browser, compares recipient addresses to a list of known hostile agents and alerts users if any unusual activity is found. The browser also offers the choice to enable HTTPS everywhere, which adds an extra layer of protection and ensures that the websites users visit use trustworthy encryption methods.
Users may now browse the huge NFT ecosystem through their browser thanks to a new NFT functionality that was added to the platform in the first week of December.
The well-known cryptocurrency browser has emerged as a crucial hub for Web3 engagement since it attracted attention for giving users access to its native token in exchange for using its platform to explore the web. The browser includes an integrated wallet that supports numerous cryptos, Web3 ecosystems.