Download App
iOS & Android

Coinbase Wallet Shows Transaction Previews To Protect Against NFT Scams

Coinbase Wallet has added transaction previews for its users to include a visual representation of what actions they are taking when signing transactions, in the company's latest move to help prevent common NFT scams.

Coinbase Wallet is the standalone non-custodial wallet offered by crypto exchange Coinbase and is separate from the wallet features contained in its main exchange app. The new feature comes within a week of experienced NFT user and Moonbirds founder Kevin Rose getting phished for more than $1 million of NFTs after signing a malicious transaction — something that this kind of new feature is designed to help prevent.

The transaction preview will show the user how their balance is expected to change based on the transaction they are signing, according to a blog post. Similarly, the wallet will highlight when a decentralized application (dapp) is requesting approval to withdraw tokens — including NFTs — from the user's wallet. Both features are only available on the Ethereum and Polygon networks.


All Comments

Recommended for you

  • Cointime May 25 News Express

    1. British media: 61,000 Bitcoins in Qian Zhimin case may belong to British police and Home Office
  • Cointime's Evening Highlights for May 19th

    1.US spot Bitcoin ETFs saw net inflows of $948.3 million this week
  • CryptoPunks Launches “Super Punk World” Digital Avatar Series

    Blue-chip NFT project CryptoPunks announced the launch of "Super Punk World" on X platform, which is the project's first release of 500 digital avatars inspired by the iconic CryptoPunks features and combined with Super Cool World attributes. It is reported that the series may launch auctions in the future, and more details about the collection and auction of this series will be announced soon.
  • Cointime May 3rd News Express

    1. The 133rd Ethereum ACDC meeting: The goal is to complete the devnet within 7-10 days
  • DWF Ventures announces investment in blockchain game developer Overworld

    DWF Ventures announced an investment in Overworld, a chain game developer. Overworld recently announced plans to launch another NFT series, and in addition, Overworld will soon launch the main world arena.

    Renowned digital artist Trevor Jones, a visionary in the fusion of traditional art with blockchain technology, is set to transcend boundaries with his latest project, CryptoAngels. This ambitious initiative is not merely an art drop; it’s a comprehensive ecosystem encompassing physical and digital realms, games, and a vibrant community engagement, promising to be a cornerstone event in the NFT landscape of 2024.
  • Cointime April 23th News Express

    1. EigenLayer: Deposit limits for all LST tokens will be removed on April 16
  • The Future of Culture is Tokenized

    How Culture Coins could be the future of Crypto.
  • NFT Futures: A New DeFi Primitive for a Cultural Based Asset Class

    NFT Futures apply the same concept of perpetual swaps to NFTs In doing so, it unlocks a more accessible and two-sided trading experience not available before in the NFT spot market. Although it is too early to judge, the potential value propositions offered by NFT futures have the potential to grow in the NFT market.
  • Cointime April 5th News Express

    1.Mystiko.Network Community Sale Completed, Total $11.25 Million in XZK Sold2.Solana Co-founder Responds to the Sharp Increase in Transaction Failure Rates: Patch Coming Soon3.Ethena USDe market value exceeds 2 billion US dollars, setting a new record4.Du Jun, Executive Director and CEO of Xinhuo & Founder of ABCDE: Xinhuo Technology and ABCDE will invest 100 million US dollars to support blockchain companies that promote social development 5.QCP Capital: Bitcoin is expected to return to $70,000 this week, while Ethereum continues to be weak6.bitSmiley Labs officially launches its independent ecosystem plan, bitUniverse, and reveals its OG pass bitDisc-Black Upgraded Priviledges 7.Avalanche Foundation launches ice-breaking plan, focusing on LST track in the first phase and funding 500,000 AVAX 8.SuperRare Expands into Bitcoin Ordinals with Killer Acid's Psychedelic Art Collection 9.A dormant whale address for 8 months deposited 1,100 BTC into Binance10.Meme exchange completes multi-million dollar strategic investment, with participation from ABO Digital and others