Is Discord Safe?

discord security Mar 05, 2019

Whether you’re a parent who is concerned about the sites your kids are visiting, or you’re an adult who wants to keep their personal conversations personal, you may be asking if Discord is safe to use. The short answer is a resounding yes, but it depends a lot on how you behave on the platform and what settings you use. In this blog, we’ll talk about how to make your experience with Discord as safe as possible.

Discord requires users to be at least 13 years of age to sign up. Whether someone is younger than 13 and lies about it, or they’re teenagers, it’s important for parents to understand what their child is doing online. Discord theoretically allows conversations with anyone else in the app, under an online pseudonym. However, the only ways this can happen is if someone knows your username and unique ID number or if you’re in a community server together. Discord is a bit more like Facebook than Twitter or Reddit. While those sites are wide open...

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Staying Safe with Discord Security

discord security Dec 10, 2018

Discord takes security seriously. They say themselves that Discord security is "a primary focus". When you're chatting with your online friends and playing games, you don't want to have to think about how to keep yourself safe. Today we'll learn all about what Discord does to ensure your safety while using its service, as well as some great general security tips.

Your IP is Safe

Discord uses a Client-Server architecture within its communication platforms, meaning that your IP address is concealed from those that you're talking to. Additionally, images and links are proxied, which also keeps your IP secure. That also means that you're protected from DDOS attacks. From then on, if you try to sign in on a different IP address, you will be sent a verification email so you can confirm that it's really you logging in.

Two-Factor Authentication

2FA is an optional security feature that can be enabled for maximum safety. The name explains it all; you have to use two methods of confirmation...

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The Complete Guide to Keeping Your Discord Server Safe

discord security Dec 10, 2018

No matter the platform, there is always going to be someone trying to "hack" it. Plenty of large companies have dealt with data breaches, whether its credit card numbers or complete credit history. Discord has its own issues. Spam comes in waves, and while there haven't been total data breaches, certain attacks have made people nervous. In this article, we are going to try to be as comprehensive as possible about how to keep your Discord server safe from attacks. This will include built-in security features, downloadable bots, and just common sense actions you can take every day. Because we want to be as accurate as possible, please don't hesitate to leave a comment with how you defend your server, or if any of our information has gone out of date.

What You Can Do Within Discord

While these Discord security features won't protect your server from every threat, it is good to have them in place. The app comes with a lot of baked-in security features that you should take advantage of....

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