Tag: Phishing

Advanced: Creating a Secure Wallet by Tomshwom

Preface This is the updated version of the original post on Steemit here . By /u/AtLeastSignificant . Purpose In this guide, we are going…

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How to Help Defeat the Phishers

These phishers will not stop until they stop getting money or get caught. We don't have the time or manpower to do it all. There are so…

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Couldn't Everybody Type in Random Private Keys and Steal Funds?

Short Version Yes, but finding an account with a balance would take eons ... so ... no. Long Version Ethereum is based on Public Key…

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Securely Store & Guard Your Private Key by Drewshaver

Source: /u/drewshaver Preface This guide assumes that you just received a Trezor and Cryptosteel in the mail. Which hardware wallet you…

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How to Stay Safe During ICOs and Other Periods

Domain verification The problem There are many website clones of ICOs with fake contribution addresses. Sometimes they use character…

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How to Avoid Getting Scammed and Phished

Below are some tips to reduce the risk of losing your hard-earned coins Install either EtherAddressLookup or MetaMask if you use…

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What to Do If Your Funds Are Stolen

Victim of a phishing attack? We are sorry this happened Unfortunately, we encounter these phishing scams / attacks on a daily basis. The…

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Protecting Yourself and Your Funds

(Source: @Jennicide ) 1. Get yourself a hardware wallet. One of the safest and easiest ways to store your ETH, Tokens, ETC, BTC, and many…

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Overview of Common Scams

This document set is intended to be a compendium of types of scams that can be found in Ethereum and in the wider cryptocurrency ecosystem…

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Hardware Wallet Scams and Hacks

General Tips for Securing Hardware Wallets Update the firmware of your device. Don't leave your device plugged in. Make sure your device is…

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Malicious Software

Malicious software is anything that changes the functionality of your computer for the purpose of making someone else profit in some way…

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Phishing Scams and Hacks

Phishing is scamming via impersonating individuals, organizations, operations, websites, etc. Phishing is also the most common type of scam…

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Privacy Concerns

Posting Your Public Keys on Social Media Why is this a problem? You should never do this, especially if you have a large amount of crypto…

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