How secure is the MetaMask wallet for cryptocurrency?

Tips for users to stay safe on MetaMask

  • Crypto investors can secure their MetaMask wallet by backing up their seed phrase. They should write it down on paper or use a password manager. Hence, the 12-word phrase allows users to recover their wallets and funds even if they lose their passwords.
  • Install anti-malware and antivirus software on your browsers. This prevents spyware and unauthorized access to the wallet.
  • Use the auto-lock option and set a timer to lock the MetaMask wallet. This is important when users forget to log out of MetaMask.
  • Since there is no Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) on MetaMask, it is important to create a secure password. Back it up in the key vault.
  • Clear the browser history and remove cookies from the MetaMask wallet.
  • Never share your private keys with anyone.
  • Connect directly to hardware wallets like Ledger or Trezor. Hence, users can diversify their crypto holdings. The funds are stored offline without any connection to the Internet. Hence, MetaMask acts as an interface to the hardware wallet.

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