Cryptocurrency is very popular among people. It means that chances of hacking is also very high in case of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency is based on online technology. Every transaction is secure via online method. Hence, it is the target of hackers. Report says that hackers will keep on attacking the digital currencies till they get any lead. But there are some ways that can protect the digital currency to a great extent. Today we are going to discuss those point down below:
Digital wallet security
Online wallet are very popular among people and hence hackers target them the most. According to the chief information security officer Terence Jackson people must save the majority of the cryptocurrency in offline wallets. Also there must be a secure place for offline wallets like safety deposit or safe. The password of the online wallets must be very strong. Don’t try to save your name or birth date as the password. Also don’t forget to authorize the password of the wallet. With time there must be lots of options available to secure the cryptocurrency wallets but meantime people themselves has to save their wallets.
Choose authorized online apps
People make the cryptocurrency transactions with the online apps. The apps are, available online in the play store and apple store. There will be tons of options for the cryptocurrency. But you don’t need to trust each of the app. Instead choose only the secure method to exchange the cryptocurrency. Also the online wallets depends on the app. Hence, the app has to be perfect as well as safe to use. Apple store still have some best apps for exchange. It only use the authorized apps. On the other hand the chances of scams are more in google play store. Because it allows any third party app to download. So beware of the fake apps.
Do not share the secret key
Secret key is a special feature that is use to make sure whether the transaction is done by the real owner of the wallet or not. There is separate and unique secret key for every user. You must not share your secret key with anyone else. People can misuse it. They may make the fake transactions and confirm that this transaction is done by you. They may remove the digital trace of it. Along with this avoid sharing your id and password with anyone else. Not with your closest friends. You cannot trust anyone in this sensitive case. Avoid writing the password and id in diary. Instead use your mobile phones to save the information.
These are the three methods that can be use to save the cryptocurrency from frauds and scams. As of now no official method is generate to save the cryptocurrency. But there must be lots many in future. The digital currency is still growing. Meanwhile people have to secure their own currency via different methods. Don’t share the personal information with anyone and be serious about the safety of cryptocurrency. Even one mistake can destroy the millions of your money.