Top 5: the biggest physical bitcoin attacks

Kidnapping a friend in Manhattan

Dubai gang bitcoin attack

Indian cops and scammers yearning bitcoins

Car abduction at Moscow

Unlucky businessman at Istanbul

How to avoid bitcoin attacks

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  • Don’t brag about your cryptos. Your finances must be as private as possible. The criminals have ears and eyes everywhere.
  • Be sure to “decentralize” your funds. Don’t keep them all in the same wallet, but distribute them in several of them. Prepare one or several decoy wallets, and use multi-signature functions (to not being able to open everything alone) where you can.
  • Your phone is practical but not much secure. Don’t use your main wallet there.
  • Keep your seed phrases and hardware wallets in a safe and hidden or protected place. If you have a lot of funds, a third-party service for offline custody might come handiest than a normal residence.
  • Try to complete all your financial errands during the working day and in crowded places.
  • Never carry all or most of what you have with you unless it’s because of force majeure.
  • Never trust in people you just knew through the Internet. If you need to make a transaction involving cash, make sure to pick the traders with the best reputation and investigate them as much as you can previous to the meeting.

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Alfacash is an 9-year-old trusted cryptocurrency exchange. We offer crypto-fíat and non-custodial transactions, and valuable knowledge in our blog.