The importance of keeping your wallet safe and secure cannot be stressed enough. Blockchain is designed in such a way that it is exempt from double spending, however, this same mechanism does not protect against bad actors getting hold of your keys and spending your crypto.
Making Your Bitcoin Wallet Password Hackproof
When creating your Oobit account password, ensure that you are not using a password you’ve used elsewhere. If you’d like to make your password more secure, go to Settings in the Oobit app and Change Password to make any changes.
Make sure that you keep it unique and non-interceptable by following some of the tips below:
- Stay away from generic options like “1234567” or “password”.
- Don’t reuse passwords.
- Mix up your password with uppercase and lowercase letters, as well as numbers, symbols, and punctuation.
- Avoid ties to personal information and dictionary words.
- The longer the better.
Keep your password as unique as possible by making it memorable and hard to forget.
Another Tip To Ensure Your Bitcoin Wallet Is Hackproof
Set Up Two Factor Authentication (2FA)
To set up 2FA on your Oobit wallet, open Oobit on your desktop and go to Settings, select Password and Security followed by 2FA. You will be given a secret code that is for your eyes only and should be stored in a safe (preferably offline) location.
At Oobit, we take cyber security seriously and have partnered with one of the most secure and powerful wallet providers in the industry, GK8. GK8 is designed and led by cyber security experts and is under the advisory of the former head of cyber security in a government intelligence unit. The wallet is specifically designed to keep funds in an offline vault to ensure it is far out of reach of prying hands. Yes, military-grade offline storage solutions is how seriously we take security.