Security of funds and user information is our top priority. Our security team is continually improving our end-to-end security measures, improving auditing processes, and reducing the 'attack surface' of our infrastructure. Please note that we cannot disclose too many details of the security measures implemented on the platform for security and proprietary reasons.
User Account Protection - Some of the security measures highlighted below are in place by default, and others can be activated based on the security level you need. Please visit www.bitfinex.com/security to check the security status of your account and see recommendations.
Two-factor authentication (2FA) - Add an extra layer of security to your account and protect sensitive operations such as logging in, generating API keys, and withdrawing. Configure two-factor authentication using Google Authenticator. Advanced verification tools to monitor the integrity of your account. Login data is saved and analyzed for unusual activity. Intelligent system detects IP Address changes to prevent session hijacking.
Security system monitors withdrawals by IP address and other user behavior patterns, triggering manual admin inspection on withdrawals that appear unusual. Withdrawal confirmation step that is immune to malicious browser malware. Define an address whitelist to ensure no withdrawals can go anywhere else.
Always up-to-date Linux systems to host the platform. Our servers network is protected using always up-to-date software and the best possible practices. Automatic backup of the database once a day.
Once a day, the database of the platform is backed up, encrypted and compressed as an archive.
Duplication of backup data automatically. As soon as a new backup is ready (database, log files, ...), it is sent to others servers in several physical locations. Protection from DDoS attacks. We are protected by automatic Distributed Denial of Service protection to ensure that trading cannot be halted by outside attacks.