You may have heard of the Meltdown and Spectre computer chip security flaws. These are a new class of security vulnerability that affect the Intel, AMC and Arm microchips in most smartphones, PCs and even cloud servers. These vulnerabilities could potentially be exploited to gain access to your passwords and other sensitive data.
Uphold has taken extensive measures within our systems to ensure your accounts and funds remain secure.
Now it’s your turn!
We ask that you update your smartphones, tablets and computers with the latest version of your operating system. Windows, Mac, Android and iOS have all released security patches that will protect your devices from a potential attack. Learn more here.
Steps we suggest you take:
- Enable 2FA for your Uphold account.
- Ensure all your devices’ operating systems are updated.
- Follow browser security guidelines (Brave, Chrome, Firefox and IE).
If you believe your system or account is at risk, or have any questions please contact our support team.
-The Uphold Team