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Stay safe in the DeFi environment.

Stay safe in the DeFi environment.

Let’s talk about one of the most important issues in terms of crypto-world, the security of our crypto assets.

Security is the first in the digital world, especially in the field of cryptocurrencies, we must know how to protect our assets and also how to avoid exposing ourselves to cybercriminals who are always prepared, to catch a breach and sneak into our devices, browsers and our most precious treasure, our wallets.

Check these very important tips on how to keep your crypto assets and data safe from scammers and malicious individuals:

CHOOSING A GOOD PASSWORD

It is usually recommended to combine letters, numbers, uppercase, lowercase and special symbols. There are no foolproof passwords, but the more complex it is, the more difficult it will be to find out.

It is also advisable not to use the same password for everything, but to have different passwords and change them periodically, so as not to facilitate access to all our data to cybercriminals.

Make sure to keep your passwords, keys and Seed Phrases private and safe. Write it down and don’t ever send or share it with anyone.

ENABLE TWO-STEP VERIFICATION OR MULTIFACTOR AUTHENTICATION (2FA or MFA)

When possible, always activate the 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) or Multifactor Authentication (MFA). Many current Internet services require you to enable it by default as this adds a layer of protection to the login process so that when accessing an account or application, users must go through an additional identity verification; for example, they have to scan their fingerprint or specify a code they receive on their phone.

AVOID CONNECTING TO PUBLIC WIFI NETWORKS

By the time we connect to any public network in an establishment such as a bar, public transport or other areas, we run serious security risks as both the administrator and some of the connected users can use techniques to steal information from us.

ONLY USE TRUSTED DEVICES FOR CONFIDENTIAL OPERATIONS

Avoid accessing your personal accounts on public devices whenever you can.

DO NOT REPLY TO EMAILS OS MESSAGES REQUIRING YOUR PERSONAL DATA OR ANY TYPE OF PASSWORD/CREDENTIAL

Another strategy commonly used by hackers and that is closely linked to phishing* is to send an email asking for access keys to one of your personal accounts, either bank, exchange or some shopping portal.

You have to be very careful, because the pages are very similar to the original ones and it is easy to fall into the trap.

Whatever it is, never send your personal data by mail.

(Phishing*: Phishing is an attempt to take over someone else’s personal information with deceptive techniques. It is done with fake emails and websites, and allows hackers to gain access to their registration credentials or their private information).

ALWAYS DOUBLE-CHECK THE WEB ADDRESSES YOU ACCESS HAVE THE PADLOCK (NEXT TO THE URL)

To ensure the authenticity of the web, the browser recognizes the issuing certification authority of the automatically generated certificate. In this way, we will know that it is a secure website. If not, the browser will warn us.

Before accepting an unrecognized certificate, we must ensure that it poses no risk to the safety of our equipment.

- Also check when browsing, that the pages you access begin with HTTPS*, as this means that you browse a page whose data is encrypted.

(HTTPS* - HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure- is an Internet communication protocol that protects the integrity and confidentiality of users' data between their computers and the website).

To finish, remember that Saitama or any member of our movemente will never ask you for passwords, credentials or Seed Phrases. Keep them safe and only for you to help guarantee the integrity of your assets and transactions.

See you next time!

REMEMBER: SAFETY FIRST IS YOUR MANTRA

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