Security Guide

Two-Factor Authentication

Protect your Bitcoins with high security log in.

Enable two-factor authentication

What is two-factor authentication?

  • To login, you need one-time code from mobile phone or printed paper in addition to your password.
  • GlobalBitcoins two-factor authentication works with mobile apps (Android, iOS, Windows Mobile) or printed paper codes.

Why two-factor authentication?

  • More than 99% of the attacks against you can be prevented with two-factor authentication
  • Two-factor authentication codes are very hard to steal, unlike passwords.
  • It takes only few minutes to set it up!

Login Guard

GlobalBitcoins remembers your web browsers and verifies logins are coming from the same browser. If an unknown web browser is encountered, an email confirmation is required before the login can proceed.

Prevent logins from unauthorized browsers.

Edit login guard options