Please let users decide if they want that kind of security. Please make ON/OFF switch for this "authorization" and keep it ON by default.
The problem is 90% of users will not read warnings and will simply choose the easiest option. It's like when you give users the option to not pay transaction fees, the majority of them will, only to complain about transaction being slow to confirm soon after.
I have a pocket change wallet and it makes me sick when i'd like to show it to someone and i have to do all the extra work (opening email, clicking on link, etc etc)
This should be easier now. Links in approval emails will now whitelist the browser that made the request even if the approval email is opened on a different device.
For example: If you want to open your wallet on a friend's PC you can use your alias and open the approval email on your phone.
In a related change, aliases will no longer work on wallets with no email associated. Anyone receiving the following error "Insecure Alias. Please login using your wallet identifier link." needs to use their identifier to login and once logged in add an email to the account. Contact Support
(Not me) if you have forgotten your identifier.
----Support for an increased number of pbkdf2 iterations
An custom number of pbkdf2 rounds can now be choosen in [Account Settings] -> [Debugging]
Enabling this feature alters the wallet format
slightly making it none compatible with old clients. The following clients support the new format
Chrome Extension v3.0.1
Firefox Extension v1.9.1
Mac OSX App v0.3 (Not available in app store yet)
Android App v3.61
The iPhone app and third party Windows 8 apps do not support the new format and will cease to function if the pbkdf2 rounds are altered. Once the remaining clients are updated the new default will be 10,000 iterations and all existing wallets will be upgraded.
Depending on the speed of your device and the number of rounds a progress bar may now be displayed on login.
How can I change my wallet's language? I can't without going through the homepage everytime, and that doesn't always work.
Blockchain Wallet API gives back Unknown Error recently if I try to send with hex encoded private key
Should be fixed now.