The researchers named the most unsafe cryptocurrency exchanges. What are they?

For 2018, the hackers stole from kryptomere more than $ 1.8 billion. So, if the user still trust anyone with your private keys, it is necessary to read this article. But if the Amateur coins do not have enough time or energy to setup their own hardware of the purse for security sake you should at least deal with exchanges. CER and Hacken reviewed the state of cyber security on hundreds of the top cryptomeria. The results of their audit are not seriously disturbed.

In order not to go into technical details, the cyber security includes all processes and technology exchanges, to prevent the penetration of hackers into the system. According to experts CER, an effective system is one in which hackers cannot penetrate.

Since cryptocurrency exchanges are responsible for money and personal user data, they are obliged to provide the best level of cybersecurity. The experts have checked whether sufficient security for exchange users and servers and also to find out what steps they are taking to increase the level of protection.

Part of server security was tested SSL/TLS certificates, secure cookies, and open ports, writes Bitcoinist. Hacker is enough to find only one vulnerability on the server in order to access other components that will lead to significant financial losses.

Under the user level security means that makes exchange safe and easy to use. This includes elements similar to 2FA, captcha, strict requirements for password. For example, no captcha, hackers can easily get the user’s password and two-factor authentication significantly reduces the probability of cracking individual accounts. As for the password, the easier combinations easily selected by brute force.

According to the study, the most insecure are the exchange Bithumb, Coincheck and Zaif. In all these points the exchange has gained only 5 points out of 10.

Most safe were Kraken, Coinbase Pro, Binance and BitMEX. Best indicator 9/10 scored only exchange Kraken, while Coinbase Pro received a total of 8.74 and Binance and BitMEX – 8,50. More data look at cryptodata.

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