MetaMask Security: A Complete Guide On How To Protect Your Wallet From Hackers

1. How secure is your MetaMask Wallet?

  1. You, by giving away your private keys (for example to the courteous “MetaMask Support,” who messages you on Twitter).
  2. Your computer: via spyware and malware, hackers can spy out your PC… and your MetaMask account when you unlock your wallet.
  3. Your browser: You connect your wallet to the wrong website. Maybe to “uniiswap.org” instead of “uniswap.org”… and your ether runs off like water through a gutter.
  4. Your Wallet: If you give scam protocols unlimited access to MetaMask, they will rob you like the Joker robs a bank vault…

8 simple tips for optimal MetaMask Security

  1. Never give away your private keys — not to the MetaMask Support, not to an exchange, and not to Elon Musk who promises you 2 ether in return.
  2. Always check the URL of the D’app you're about to use and bookmark the correct URL.
  3. Don’t click on links from people you don’t know. (A common scam in Discord: The hacker sends you a DM with a link that takes you to a deceptively real page… you connect your wallet… and have connected it for the last time.)
  4. Don’t keep large sums in MetaMask — it’s your wallet, not your bank account. Or do you go to Star Bucks for a coffee with $10,000 in your pocket?
  5. Talk about crypto, not how much crypto you have. Otherwise, you’ll easily make yourself a target.
  6. Do not click on crypto ads of individual protocols. Why? Scammers place Google ads to get ahead of the real protocols in search results. So maybe “uniiswap” is at the top when you search “uniswap”.
  7. Never save your private keys on your computer or cell phone — always write them on a piece of paper.
  8. Learn your private keys by heart…

How to protect yourself from almost any hacker by using Ledger and MetaMask

  1. Open “Ledger Live” (the software for your Ledger) and download the “Ethereum app”.
Optimize MetaMask Security by connecting Ledger with MetaMask
Choose your Ledger account for optimal MetaMask Security
Use Ledger in MetaMask for optimal MetaMask Security

How to use MGH (or any other ERC-20 token) with Ledger and MetaMask

Use any ERC-20 Token with the optimal MetaMask Security
  • Contract Address: 0xc3C604F1943B8C619c5D65cd11A876e9C8eDCF10
  • Token Symbol: MGH
  • Decimals: 18
  • You can find all the information again on Polygonscan

Token allowance: a “hidden” threat to your MetaMask security

  • Connect only with D’apps you trust.
  • Periodically revoke token allowances that you no longer need.
Revoke Token Allowance to guarantee MetaMask Security
  1. Go to Polygonscan
  2. Go to “Misc” in the upper right corner and then click on “Token Approvals”.
  3. Enter your wallet address and you will see which protocols are allowed to spend your tokens.
  4. Then connect your wallet and revoke the token allowance.
Revoke Token Allowance on Polygon to increase MetaMask Security

Conclusion about MetaMask Security

How Can You Stay up to Date and Keep in Touch with MGH?

About MGH

  • DAO Governed LANDs: MGH DAO collaboratively acquires, populates, and monetizes LANDs and respective in-game assets.
  • Valuation Algorithm: Our Valuation Algorithm allows fair pricing for LANDs and will be gradually adopted to more Metaverse Assets.
  • Dataverse Tools: MGH DAO is developing intuitive data tools which can be leveraged by users and ecosystems alike.
  • Intuitive Metaverse d’Apps: Use MGH DAO’s tools to navigate through the Metaverse and leverage MetaFi.

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