Wallet Security Dos and Don'ts (Windows)

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In general[edit]

When using Windows specifically[edit]

  • Do use keyfiles to encrypt your wallets
  • Do use a good antivirus and firewall, and keep them up to date (but understand their limitations).
  • Do keep your installed programs updated to the latest version.
  • Do uninstall all programs that you don't use regularly.
  • Do run programs from questionable sources inside a virtual machine, such as VirtualBox.
  • Do browse questionable websites from inside a virtual machine.
  • Do connect the bitcoin client and IRC via Tor.



See Also on BitcoinWiki[edit]