At SMART VALOR, the security of our services is of the highest priority. Security and data privacy are built into our process, to ensure the trust of our customers and the security of their funds. That said, you also play an important role when it comes to securing your account and funds. This is especially true if you spend time on social media platforms. In this article, you will find best practices for staying safe when using these popular platforms.

 

Linkedin

 

Our LinkedIn page is a good place to stay up to date with news about SMART VALOR, as well as the most recent job openings we have. Be sure to check this page out if you’re interested in joining our team, we are always looking for great talent.

 

For additional security, consider changing the default privacy settings of your Linkedin account in the following way:

  • Where you’re signed in > Review for unknown devices (double checks that you recognize your signed-in sessions)

  • 2-Factor Authentication > Enable (adds an extra layer of account security)


Facebook

 

For additional security, consider changing the default security and privacy settings of your Facebook account to the following:

  • Use two-factor authentication > Enable (adds an extra layer of account security)

  • Get alerts on unrecognized logins > Enable (sends a push notification when there is an unknown login)

  • Encrypted notification emails > Enable

  • Save your login info > Disable (does not autofill your login credentials, which is especially important when using a shared device)

  • Where you're logged in > Review for unknown devices (double-checks your active sessions and where you are logged in)

  • Authorized logins > Review for unknown devices

  • Who can look you up using your e-mail? > Customize to your needs (changes the privacy settings for who can search for you using your email address)


Telegram

 

SMART VALOR team members will never initiate a conversation by sending you a private message. Official team members have a Staff or Admin label, which is visible when you chat with them or search them in the group.

 

For additional security, consider changing the default security and privacy settings for your Telegram account to the following:

  • Phone number > My contacts (only allows people in your contacts to see your number)

  • Calls > My contacts (only allows calls from people in your contact list)

  • Groups & channels > My contacts (only allows people in your contact list to add you to groups)

  • Passcode lock > On

  • Two-step verification > On (allows for an added layer of account security)

  • Devices > Review for unknown devices (double-checks that active sessions are only from devices that you are aware of)

  • Edit name > Type your unique display name

  • Set username > Type your unique username


Reddit

 

SMART VALOR staff and team members will never ask for your login credentials. If you are ever unsure about the authenticity of staff accounts, please email us.

 

For additional security, consider changing the default security and privacy settings of your Reddit (website version) account to the following:

  • Use two-factor authentication > On (adds an extra layer of account security)

  • Who can send you chat requests > Accounts older than 30 days (avoids spam and bot accounts)

  • Who can send you private messages > Nobody (avoids messages from unknown third parties)

  • Manage third-party app authorization > Review for unknown connections (reviews active sessions that you are aware of)


When in doubt, reach out to us.

 

If you suspect that someone is pretending to be a SMART VALOR employee to steal your funds or personal information, do not click on any links they provide. Additionally, do not respond to them, or provide them with any information about your account. Instead, confirm the sender’s identity by contacting us through the following official channels:

 

  • Our on-platform support chat

  • Send us an email to support@smartvalor.com

 

If you feel the need to and also have the time, feel free to also report the person reaching out to you if they are indeed a fraud.

 

 

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