The representatives of the crypto wallet advised disabling iCloud backup for MetaMask in the device settings

​MetaMask developers warned of phishing attacks on Apple iCloud

18.04.2022 - 13:15

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What’s new? The MetaMask team warned users of the cryptocurrency wallet of the danger of storing data on Apple iCloud because of the possible phishing attacks. Apple devices’ default settings store a “password-encrypted MetaMask vault” on the iCloud cloud service. The users risk losing their funds if their Apple password is not secure enough, the crypto wallet’s representatives reported on Twitter.

Source: Twitter.com

What does MetaMask advise? To prevent attackers from gaining access to the service using phishing, the developers of the wallet advised disabling iCloud backup for MetaMask in the device settings.

What had happened before? On March 29, 2022, MetaMask added support for Apple Pay for iOS users. On April 14, the cryptocurrency wallet’s developers announced that they will add support for BTC and other cryptocurrencies. The bitcoin wallet feature will be available via the BitcoinSnap system. MetaMask unveiled a demo of the new feature, with the project still in the development stage.

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