Security is essential for decentralized finance and decentralized commerce to run smoothly. At Kujira, we strive to provide top-level security for all of our products and underlying infrastructure. Our USK, ORCA, and Kujira Senate contracts have undergone thorough audits, as detailed in the following links:
To protect yourself and your assets, it is important to familiarize yourself with the following security concepts:
What is a Private Key?
Private keys are the keys that give you access to your cryptocurrency wallet. In this guide by Ledger, you can learn about the difference between private and public keys, and how to keep your private keys safe.
What is a Smart Contract Security Audit?
A smart contract security audit is a process where the code behind smart contracts is scrutinized by a professional third party to provide an additional layer of security. Binance Academy's guide covers what a smart contract security audit is and why it is important.
General Security Principles
Security is an important aspect of the cryptocurrency world, as there have been many instances of major exploits. Binance Academy's guide covers general principles for maintaining security in the world of crypto.
5 Common Crypto Scams and How to Avoid Them
There are many scams that target cryptocurrency users, including giveaway scams, phishing attacks, and more. Binance Academy's guide covers some of the most common crypto scams and how to protect yourself from them.
How to Secure Your Crypto
"Not your keys, not your crypto" is a well-known phrase in the crypto community, but there are many other ways to keep your crypto assets safe. Binance Academy's guide covers various methods for securing your cryptocurrency.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by your web browser. In this article, Binance Academy covers what cookies are used for and the potential risks associated with them.
How to Spot Scams in DeFi
As the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (DeFi) increases, so does the incentive for scammers to target DeFi users. Binance Academy's guide covers some red flags to watch out for when investing in DeFi to help you protect yourself from scams.
How to Stay Safe on Discord
Discord is a popular communication platform for the crypto community, but it is important to stay safe while using it. Ledger Academy's guide covers some best practices for staying safe on Discord, including how to protect yourself from phishing attacks and scams.
What are Rug Pulls
A rug pull is a type of exit scam where a project's creators suddenly withdraw all of the funds from the project, leaving investors with nothing. Ledger Academy's guide covers what rug pulls are and how to protect yourself from them.
In this section, you will find six examples of common scams in the cryptocurrency world and how to best avoid them. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, and as a participant in the crypto market, you may encounter other types of scams.
Imposter scams occur when scammers pretend to be a legitimate entity, such as a well-known cryptocurrency exchange or a celebrity, in order to trick you into sending them money or personal information. Kraken's guide covers how to identify and avoid imposter scams.
Phishing scams are attempts by scammers to trick you into giving them your personal information or login credentials by pretending to be a legitimate entity, such as a bank or a cryptocurrency exchange. Kraken's guide covers how to recognize and avoid phishing scams.
Phone scams are attempts by scammers to trick you into giving them personal information or money over the phone. Kraken's guide covers how to recognize and avoid phone scams.
Crypto Giveaway Scams
Crypto giveaway scams are attempts by scammers to trick you into sending them money or personal information by claiming to be giving away free cryptocurrency. Kraken's guide covers how to recognize and avoid crypto giveaway scams.
Different Investment Scams
There are many different types of investment scams in the crypto world, including Ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, and more. Kraken's guide covers how to recognize and avoid different types of investment scams.
Computer Malware Scams
Computer malware scams are attempts by scammers to trick you into installing malware on your computer, which can be used to steal your personal information or login credentials. Kraken's guide covers how to recognize and avoid computer malware scams.