Ledger Wallet Vulnerability Affects Users

Ledger confirmed that its hardware wallet vendors were under attack and recommended users to verify their receive addresses on their devices' screens
05 February 2018   1222

According to the report published on DocDroid on February 3, 2018, the vulnerability that affected all the hardware devices was discovered in Ledger Wallet. The issue might lead to users losing their funds.

The malware can reportedly replace the code responsible for generating the receive address with its own address, causing all future deposits to be sent to the attacker. Moreover, it is ompossible for the user of the wallet to verify the integrity of the receive address. The users of the wallet were recommended to always verify their receive address on the device's screen by clicking the "monitor button".

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   502

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.