Stay safe in the DeFi environment.
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 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)
AVOID CONNECTING TO PUBLIC WIFI NETWORKS
ONLY USE TRUSTED DEVICES FOR CONFIDENTIAL OPERATIONS
DO NOT REPLY TO EMAILS OS MESSAGES REQUIRING YOUR PERSONAL DATA OR ANY TYPE OF PASSWORD/CREDENTIAL
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)
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).
See you next time!