Account Security

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Your account security level is: weak

Weak account security increases the risk of Bitcoin theft. Please enable two-factor authentication.

Two-Factor Authentication

Protect your Bitcoins with high security log in.

Two-factor authentication is disabled.

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What is two-factor authentication?

  • To login, you need one-time code from mobile phone or printed paper in addition to your password.
  • LocalBitcoins two-factor authentication works with mobile apps (Android, iOS, Windows Mobile) or printed paper codes.

Why two-factor authentication?

  • More than 99% of the attacks against you can be prevented with two-factor authentication
  • Two-factor authentication codes are very hard to steal, unlike passwords.
  • It takes only few minutes to set it up!

Login Guard

Prevent logins from unauthorized browsers.

Login guard enabled.

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Other Security Measures

Do not use the same password on different websites.

Do not use Tor browser. Using a Tor browser puts you in the risk getting your bitcoins stolen.

Do not get involved in transactions outside the LocalBitcoins.

Do not use the website from a shared computers or devices, like ones in public internet cafes, as they may have keyloggers installed to steal your user credentials.

When logging in to the website, read the browser address bar and check that you are logging into and not a phishing domain. Make sure the spelling is exactly, as the phishers, especially email phishers, often register domain names resembling domain name. (ie:

Login History

List previous logins and IPs.

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