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Trezor, the manufacturer of hardware wallets for bitcoin (BTC) announces the release of the new desktop application Trezor Suite, which will be available for both desktop PC and for use in a web browser replacing the previous browser interface.
The information was published on July 14, 2021, in a Trezor blog post. This site explains that Trezor Suite features advanced features and privacy updates. Application it will be available for both Windows, macOS and Linux as to be used in a web browser and a standalone program. It will be in beta or testing until 2022.
It should be noted that one of the reasons why this update is important, is because only with the web version, it was common for hackers to create fake versions of the page to steal.
A desktop application provides stronger protection and reduces the number of bugs or vulnerabilities that could cause you to lose your keys or coins.
Among the important features of Trezor Suite stand out: customer use, privacy and security.
In terms of usage, the post explains that Suite makes it easier and safer to use bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. From their dashboard, the user gets a complete picture of all available assets and a graph of their deposits and withdrawals. “Everything is kept in one place so you don’t have to jump between apps or risk tripping over a site phishing“or scam.
The blog also provides details on privacy features. Explains that they add a button to activate Tor, automatically generate new addresses for each transaction, add locktime and discrete mode.
It also underscores the use of cryptocurrencies without compromising customer security. In this regard, he says that the desktop application tries to mitigate the risk of phishing, which is often used to obtain confidential information from the user, posing as a trusted entity. This desktop version allows the isolation of cloned sites as well as malicious links.
The blog announces that in security matters in the coming months “sophisticated features” such as full node support, known as CoinJoin, will be adopted, as well as a password manager which will allow you to take advantage of the software architecture.
Anything new in the current version?
Although Trezor Suite has been tested by thousands of users for more than six months, in this period it has undergone modifications that have allowed to test, improve and correct several of its features.
The website clarifies that in this new version does not introduce any major changes, but only ties up the loose ends and finishes the improvements he had made previously. He cites as an example, the “Learn and Discover” menu, as well as the user welcome process he recently launched for the beta version.
Trezor explains that, for this official release, has focused on stability. They have resorted to fixing the latest update so that new users do not have problems when using Suite.
Hardware wallets: safe option for bitcoin self-protection
Trezor further reports that launch an early access module, which will allow users to test some new features before they are incorporated into the production software.
A hardware wallet is a device specially designed to secure and safeguard the private keys of your cryptocurrencies. Your primary security method it consists of storing private keys on an isolated device, preventing third parties from accessing remotely. All of this makes it considered one of the most secure self-storage methods today, as CriptoNoticias reviewed.