Seven Simple Things You Can Do Right Now To Tighten Your Crypto Security

Seven Simple Things You Can Do Right Now To Tighten Your Crypto Security

MyEtherWallet, Security
Seven Simple Things You Can Do Right Now To Tighten Your Crypto Security Once you complete a few crypto buys or trades you realize that it's not too difficult. Most of us start out slow, triple checking everything and making sure we're sending to the correct key. That's usually when security tends to slip. It all becomes familiar and you are too clever for someone to rip you off or hack you. There's a cryptosecurity breach in the news every day. Don't let the next victim be you.     Get our FREE how-to video series on cryptocurrency transactions Subscribe    Here are seven tips to get your basic security to where it should be   1. Choose a browser that is for your crypto trades only. Do not use…
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USB Drives: Secure Your Crypto

USB Drives: Secure Your Crypto

Cold Storage, Security
USB drives are a good option for backing up your digital assets. We published an article on securing your cryptocurrency and your digital assets. Read it first to get an understanding of why you need several drives and what should be on them. You need at least three USB drives stored in different secure locations. This will help your next of kin get what you intended. In the event of fire/theft or another disaster, there are still two other backups. Whether you are dead or alive.   USB Encryption Storing your information in several locations is not enough. You need to encrypt the information in case a drive falls into the wrong hands. I did some research on encryption software and found several sources including this review website. I read…
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Cryptonite By MetaCert Beefs Up Security

Cryptonite By MetaCert Beefs Up Security

Browser, Security
Cryptonite by MetaCert beefs up security when visiting crypto exchanges and online wallets. Before you click away thinking this is a sales pitch, Cryptonite is free. The extension sits in your browser monitoring any crypto-related websites you visit. It displays an indicator shield in the top right-hand corner of your toolbar.   If you visit an unverified website, the MetaCert shield is black.   Visit a verified one and it turns green.   If you are visiting an exchange or wallet website and the shield does not turn green you should click away and consider that it might be a scam. It's another tool we at Trade Bitcoin Safely recommend you use. You can disable Cryptonite so it does not show up in the toolbar. It also has a bookmarks…
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