How To Enhance The Security Of Your BCGame Accounts?
» 1. Change your password:
A weak password can compromise the security of your account. Set a strong password using a variety of numeric, uppercase, lowercase, and special characters for added protection. To make your account even more secure, we recommend enabling 2FA (two-factor authentication).
» 2. Protect your password:
Do not share your password with anyone. Keep your passwords in a safe place.
» 3. Set up two-factor authentication (2FA):
Two-factor authentication multiplies the protection against attacks, and we recommend that you implement this with your BC Game account. What is two-factor authentication (2FA)? Two-Factor Authentication, also known as 2FA, is an extra layer of security that requires users to use both their online password and their mobile phone to verify their identity to access a service or a web app. In addition to using their service credentials to access sensitive data, the user also receives a one-time passcode or PIN on his token or via SMS.
» 4. Beware of open Wifi networks (unsecured networks):
You should avoid public wifi networks. Public WiFi hotspots pose security risks and can lead to a compromise of your account.
» 5. Install antivirus software, against keyloggers:
Use antivirus software against keyloggers. What is a keylogger? A software tool that tracks or logs the keys struck on your keyboard, typically in a covert manner so that you don’t know that your actions are being monitored. This is usually done with malicious intent to collect your account information, usernames, credit card numbers, passwords, and other private data.
» 6. The danger of browser extensions:
Browser extensions are useful, but they can also be dangerous. How to use the Cleanup Tool to 'clean' Chrome and check extensions.
You can find it at the bottom of the setting page (even under advanced) at: "Clean up computer" or via this page: chrome://settings/cleanup (copy and paste this into the address bar). Click on ''Search''.
» 7. Beware of phishing emails:
You should never reply to those emails. What is a Phishing email? When someone tries to trick you into giving out your personal information. It’s called phishing. So, those emails which claim unbelievable things and try to take out your personal information, are called Phishing emails or also commonly known as fraud or scam emails.
Published on: 01 / 09 / 2020