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Major security updates for Coincheck’s website, iOS app, and Android app.


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Thank you for using Coincheck.

 

We would like to announce major security updates for all of our platforms!
Coincheck’s website, iOS app, and Android app securities have enhanced.This includes “two-factor authentication when sending cryptocurrencies.” We also added new features that improve overall security and usability of the service. Please check the followings to learn about our new features.

 

 

■WEB

 

1. Enable two-factor authentication when sending cryptocurrencies
→ You will be required to enter two-factor authentication code every time you send cryptocurrencies.

 

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2. Recipient List
→You can send cryptocurrencies easily by using the recipient list. This also helps prevent unintentional remittance errors due to human error. You will be required to enter two-factor authentication code to add recipient list when you enable two-factor authentication.

 

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*”Remittance with an email address” abolished.

 

 

■iOS

 

1. Enable two-factor authentication when sending cryptocurrencies
→ You will be required to enter two-factor authentication code every time you send cryptocurrencies.

 

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■Android

 

1. Enable two-factor authentication when sending cryptocurrencies
→ You will be required to enter two-factor authentication code every time you send cryptocurrencies.
When you enable “fingerprint recognition” or “PIN code lock”, you need to authenticate twice.

 

2. Enable fingerprint recognition
→ You can enable fingerprint recognition as well as PIN code lock (optional).
 

3. Added the setting to disable screenshot
→ By enabling this setting, you can disable screenshot. Also, the app’s screen will be displayed as white screen when you launch the app from background.

 

【Settings】

You can enable or disable your security features from Setting > Security settings

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【Muiltitasking menu】

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We will no longer support Android version before 4.4. All login from old Android versions will be prohibited after this update.

 

 

■About two-factor authentication

 

We ask all users to enable two-factor authentication to use Coincheck safely. Please set up from your PC, iPhone, and Android device.

 

【Related blogs】

You can enable two-factor atuthentication on your iOS devices
Security recommendation: Two-factor authentication
Notice: Login Security Enhanced
Update Coincheck apps on Android devices

 

 
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