Achievement 2: Basic security in Steemit, by @georgygar

in hive-172186 •  2 years ago 

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1. Have you retrieve all your keys on steemit?
Yes, I received them all when I create my account. I stored the keys in a encrypted file in my PC and I uploaded that file to Google Drive as well, so I can recover them. So they are stored offline and online.

2. Do you know each of these key functions and restrictions?
Yes. On my first days in the Steemit platform I navigate through blogs to search for information about how do the keys work. I learned it in other blogs from internet, too.
The keys are divided in: private keys and public keys.
Public keys are associated with usernames and are used to encrypt and verify messages. We receive the next public keys: posting public, memo public, active public and owner public.

Private keys are the secure ones that you must keep private and safe. Next I will name them and define their purpose:

  • Private posting key: used to login Steemit.com and post, comment and vote.
  • Private Memo key: used to decrypt private messages sent through the blockchain.
  • Private Active key: used for wallet related actions: transfer Steem tokens, power up/down, convert into SBD...
  • Private Owner key: this one is used to reset all the others. They recommend to store offline.
  • Master Password: used to create all keys for your account, including the owner key.

There is another pair of keys which are used in the Tron account:

  • TRON public key: the address you send the tokens to. You use it for transfers.
  • TRON private key: used for signing transactions of
    TRON, such as transferring tokens,freezing and voting TRX.

Question 3
How do you plan to keep your master password?
As I said, the master password was stored with the rest of keys: offline in my PC and online in my Google Drive account.

Question 4
Do you know how to transfer your steem token to another steem user account?
Yes, you have to follow these steps:

  1. In your wallet, click on the next element:
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You will see that the option "Transfer" is displayed. Click on it.

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You can transfer Steem or SBD, as you can see in the picture above. Enter the username and the amount. You can add a message in the "Memo" box. You will need your Active Key to finish the transaction.

Question 5
Do you know how to power up your STEEM?
In the drop box of STEEM you can also see: Power up. Click on it and then select the amount you want to power up.

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You can see my first Achievement by clicking here.
Hope you find this useful.

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Hi @georgygar ,

Can you please check my response in your Achievement 01 article.
Thank you and have a nice day !

Ok, Thank you!
I will change that post.

Congratulations !

You have successfully completed achievment 2 on "Basic Security on Steem". You next task is to complete achivement 3 : Content Etiquette.
👉 You can follow @steemitblog for the latest updates and news on steemit platfrom and follow @steemingcurators for find more information about new contests and events.

👉And I like to invite you for the "A Better Life With Steem' project " #betterlife , you can find information from here
See you soon with the next achivement !

Please feel free to ask anything and have a nice day !

Thank you @besticofinder ,
I will complete the achievement 3 in the next days. Again, thanks for your help :)
All the best.

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