Link to extension: https://tinyurl.com/ycwx26ro
Explanation: The Cryptonite extension protects the user from phishing sites. It is built especially for Cryptocurrency enthusiasts. The MetaCert shield turns green when you visit certified Cryptocurrency websites.This extension blocks more phishing sites and fake social media accounts than any other software.
Reason: Cryptocurrencies have exploded in popularity in the last 12 months. Unfortunately so have phishing scams. Hundreds of millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies have been stolen in 2017 alone. This extension helps to mitigate that by keeping an extensive and constantly updated database of ‘safe’ website and url’s. This gives some peace-of-mind for us crypto holders that the sites we visit are legit.
The Basic Attention Token (BAT) is a crypto token for the Brave browser. Its seem only logical that Brave steps up and helps protect the community which financed the project.