- Trust Wallet has added a security layer to its browser extension.
- The leading self-custodial cross-chain wallet has integrated Ledger hardware support.
- The new layer allows Ledger users to manage and access their digital assets seamlessly between online and offline wallets.
Trust Wallet has added a security layer to its browser extension. The leading self-custodial cross-chain wallet announced Tuesday that it had integrated Ledger hardware support.
This will allow Ledger users to access and manage their crypto assets seamlessly across both online and offline wallets.
The added security layer gives users both online and offline custody thus giving them more flexibility and control over asset security.
Online custody provides Trust Wallet users will web3 accessibility via the wallet’s online features while offline custody offers reliable offline storage of digital assets through Ledger’s hardware wallet.
The Trust Wallet browser extension comes with multiple features including Testnets, thus enabling users to experiment with different cryptocurrencies.
Commenting on the Ledger integration, Eric Chang, Head of Product at Trust Wallet, said: “We are happy to add support for Ledger as it provides another option for our users to manage their keys and securely engage with web3. Integrating Trust Wallet and a leading hardware wallet like Ledger provides people with the best balance of convenience, enhanced security, and functionality. People can access the wide range of new tokens, networks, and dApps connections through an added security layer – all in one place from their browser.”
Trust Wallet has been integrated into more than 70 blockchains, and enables users to store millions of digital assets including non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in one place. Users can buy, swap, trade, and access other web3 products seamlessly using the multi-chain wallet.
On the other hand, Ledger is a leading technology company specialising in the provision of security solutions for digital assets. The company offers a range of hardware wallets for the cryptocurrency industry.
Jean-Francois Rochet, VP of Transactions and Services at Ledger, commented: “We’re delighted to provide more security to Trust Wallet users with this integration. Ledger and TrustWallet share the goal of empowering every user to self-custody and manage their own assets, which is the true ethos of crypto.”
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