CryptoSec.info

CryptoSec.info is a web resource focused on providing less-technical information to help beginners learn how to protect their funds against hackers and scammers.

We heavily recommend reading the following articles before actually investing in bitcoin or cryptocurrencies in general:

  1. The in-depth guide to Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Wallets
  2. Creating your first Bitcoin wallet
  3. Securing Exchange Accounts
  4. The Cryptocurrency Scambook
  5. Protecting yourself from $5 wrench attacks

Supplementary content:

  1. Documented Timeline of Exchange Hacks
  2. Documented List of Cryptocurrency Exit Scams
  3. Security Checklist
  4. List of FDIC-Insured Cryptocurrency Exchanges
  5. Cryptocurrency-related SIM Swap Attacks

 

Recommended Hardware Wallets

Small, portable hardware devices heavily recommended by the Bitcoin & cryptocurrency community, created specifically to drastically increase the security of your funds.

  1. Ledger Nano X / Ledger Nano S
  2. Trezor Model T / Trezor One
  3. Coldcard (bitcoin only)

For more information concerning hardware wallets and wallets in general, please refer to our in-depth article here.


 

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CryptoSec.info

CryptoSec.info is a web resource focused on providing nontechnical information to help beginners learn how to protect their funds against hackers and scammers.

Documented Timeline of Exchange Hacks

A complete and updated timeline of the recorded and documented bitcoin & crypto exchange hacking incidents, dating back to as early as 2011.

Crypto Exit Scams

A comprehensive list of the notable exit scams in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency space that occurred throughout the years.

Security Checklist

A quick checklist of things you should and should not do, concerning the security of your bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general.