Ledger Nano S Firmware Update to Improve Security

According to official blog, new firmare solve a lot of issues
17 April 2018   492

The manufacturer of popular hardware cryptowallets Ledger has released a new version of the software (v. 1.4.2) for Nano S devices.

We are continuously working to improve the security of Ledger devices. As our business grows, we will accelerate our work identifying opportunities to improve the security of our services and products.
 

Ledger Team

 According to the team, these are main improvements

  • Improving user pin security
  • Improving recovery phrase security
  • Getting rid of confusing error messages
  • Improving application checks

This month, many users of Ledger's crypto-currency wallets faced difficulties in accessing their Bitcoin Cash assets.

Ledger developers are preparing to launch new native applications for desktop and mobile versions that will gather cryptocurrencies in one space and will not rely on Google Chrome or Chromium.

Ledger Nano S to Support New 8 Coins

Additionally,  Ledger team plans to add new coins every first Tuesday of the month
08 August 2018   504

The team of the popular hardware wallet for crypto Ledger announced support for eight new assets for Ledger Nano S, as well as plans to add new coins every first Tuesday of the month.

So, from today, the following assets are available in Ledger Live for Ledger Nano S: PoA, Icon, Vechain, WanChain, Ontology, Kowala, Particl and RSK.

It is reported that the process of applying for the new coins listing and validation is becoming more simple and transparent, and similar releases for new assets will continue to occur every first Tuesday of the month with one batch.

In July, Tron and Zcoin were added to Ledger Nano S wallets.