Ohm Shah
Co-Founder at Wallet Guard

Securing Your Web3 Wallet: 5 Essential Tips

  1. Use a hardware wallet:
    Consider investing in a reputable hardware wallet like Ledger or Trezor. These wallets store your private keys offline, providing an extra layer of security against hacks and malware.
  2. Enable 2FA:
    Activate two-factor authentication (2FA) wherever possible, especially for your wallet and exchange accounts. This adds an extra layer of protection by requiring verification from another device.
  3. Be cautious with wallet connections:
    Only connect your wallet to trusted dApps and websites. Double-check URLs to avoid phishing attacks, and disconnect your wallet when you're done using a service.
  4. Keep your seed phrase safe:
    Your seed phrase is the key to your wallet. Store it offline (never digitally) and ensure it's secure from physical theft, fire, or water damage. Consider using a metal backup for added durability.
  5. Regularly monitor & update:
    Keep an eye on your wallet transactions and token allowances. Revoke unnecessary allowances, and always update your wallet software to the latest version for optimal security.
Wallet Guard logo
Published on
September 5, 2023

Related Articles

All articles