Good security starts with you! Take responsibility for your own cybersecurity and funds. We provide tips and tricks on how to secure your devices, funds, and data. This guideline covers the dos and don'ts of cybersecurity, warnings about scammers and impostors, and information on how to secure your account.
Good cybersecurity practices start with protecting your device and data with reliable antivirus software. Don't neglect this important step, keep your antivirus updated to defend against the latest threats.
Regularly updating your operating system ensures that bugs and security issues are fixed. It's important to keep your device up to date with the latest version to ensure optimal security.
This means that the data and communication are encrypted, ensuring a secure transmission of information. Please make sure to verify the certificate to ensure authenticity.
To safeguard against potential threats, it's crucial to secure your home network. Maintaining a strong and well-protected network can effectively minimize the risks of theft, sabotage, and data loss. Stay organized and take necessary precautions to ensure network security.
Locking your computer and phone when not in use is an essential security measure to prevent unauthorized access to your device and personal data, particularly when you are away from your device or have lost it.
Links or attachments can be infected with malware. Such malware can infect your device with spyware and steal your personal data like passwords keyloggers. . When you don't trust the mail of links, don't open them and prevent yourself from phishing emails.
It's important to be cautious about storing passwords as they can easily be viewed by unauthorized individuals. This can be done not only by someone physically present at your computer but also by remote hackers.
It's highly recommended to download files and apps exclusively from trusted sources. Unauthorized apps, files, or plugins can create a 'back door' and grant unauthorized access to your computer or install viruses and spyware without your knowledge.
It's important to keep your password confidential and avoid sharing it with anyone. Make sure to store your password in a secure place where it cannot be accessed by unauthorized individuals.
Attachments can potentially be infected with malware that can compromise your device's security and lead to the theft of personal information such as passwords. If you don't trust the sender or are unsure about an attachment, it's best to avoid opening it to prevent such security breaches.
It's crucial to avoid using unsecured Wi-Fi networks, particularly free ones, as they pose a significant risk to your online security. When using an unsecured Wi-Fi network, hackers may intercept your data by positioning themselves between you and the connection point, potentially resulting in the theft of sensitive information. Therefore, it's essential to use only secure Wi-Fi networks and avoid free, unsecured ones.
Securing your Txbit Exchange account is your responsibility. Fortunately, there are some basic measures you can take to provide additional security:
1 Enable Two Factor Authentication (2FA).
2 Create a password that is at least 8 characters (we recommend more) long, contains both upper- and lower-case letters, at least one number, and one punctuation mark (possible symbols are: ! # $ @ _ ' + , ? [ ] . -).
4 Avoid using the same password across different accounts.
5 Regularly change your password for Txbit Exchange.
Remember to secure your other accounts, including your email account, mobile device, or laptop.
One of the most critical and fundamental rules in cryptocurrency is: Not your keys, not your coins! Despite being warned repeatedly, many people still store their cryptocurrency on exchanges, including Txbit, for the sake of convenience.
If you're not planning to place orders on short notice, it's always recommended to store your crypto in your own wallet instead of an exchange. It's important to remember that exchanges are not banks.
To ensure the security of your cryptocurrency, it's best to follow the deposit-trade-withdraw path for transactions.
Unfortunately, in cryptocurrency, we also have scammers and impersonators. Avoid getting scammed and keep in mind:
1 We will never ask you to give us your password.
2 Do not send any money to anyone claiming to be a member of Txbit team or staff.
3 Do not accept requests to help you with any issues unless it is through the official Txbit support portal/email.
4 Txbit will never ask you to send funds to unlock your account.