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Jun 11
2020
#StaySAFU with Binance's Security Campaign

Follow our series of six articles that will help you #StaySAFU online and shielded against malicious attacks and scams. With tips from the industry’s finest, we'll go through some actionable steps to protect your holdings and sensitive data. As the series draws to a close, you’ll get a chance to win a share of a $500 BNB prize pool.

It's no secret that the reputation of crypto is somewhat tarnished by scammers, phishers, and hackers. Crypto is the target and the tool of many malicious actors. Many of us, including our users and teammates, have fallen prey to sophisticated phishing schemes. Innumerable dangers lurk in the digital realm, and the only way to stay safe is to stay aware. To help you step up your security game, we've teamed up with Binance Academy

We want you to understand the risks related to cryptocurrencies and the online environment, and to adopt a proactive approach to achieving impeccable security hygiene. 


Six articles to help you turbocharge your security

First, we'll take a look at phishing statistics from the past years – the numbers might surprise you. In the second and third articles, we'll explore the five most common crypto-specific scams and attacks. We also want you to protect your Binance account, and our security team will share a few simple steps to get the job done. 

We want to equip you with the best advice, which is why we've reached out to the pros and asked them for practical steps that you can take to protect against bad actors. In the sixth and final article, you'll learn from the best with advice from Jameson Lopp, Jimmy Song, and our friends at Trezor, CRYPTOTAG, and Trust Wallet.

The series wouldn’t be complete without a couple of competitions to make sure the knowledge has stuck with you. Participate in the #StaySAFU campaign on Twitter to be one of the twenty winners sharing prizes in BNB.

Ready to take your security to the next level? Then stay tuned for the first article, out this Friday, as we dive into some alarming statistics about phishing and other cyber threats.

Don't miss out any of the upcoming #StaySAFU articles:

Available now - #StaySAFU with Binance's Security Campaign

Available now - 8 Surprising Statistics About Crypto Phishing

Available now - 5 Common Cryptocurrency Scams and How to Avoid Them

Available now - 5 Common Social Engineering and Cyber Attacks and How to Avoid Them

Available now - Secure Your Binance Account in 7 Simple Steps

Available now - #StaySAFU: 5 Security Tips From The Pros

Available now - How to Secure Your Cryptocurrency

Coming 18 June - Join the #StaySAFU Competition and Win a Share of $500 BNB


If you haven’t already, make sure to follow Binance and Binance Academy on Twitter to stay up to date with the campaign’s latest developments.