Ledger Hardware Wallet
The Ledger Nano S makes it possible to store your Bitcoin extremely secure. After connection the device with your laptop you are all set to go. During configuration you wll set-up at 4-8 digit pin code, to gain access to your wallets. All transactions are checked and confirmed via the OLED screen; and only when you press the two physical buttons will transaction be executed. This makes the wallet protected against hackers, virusses and all kinds of malware.
When you own cryptocurrencies, you should not store too much on online exchange or online wallets. The most secure way to store them is on an offline hardware wallet, so you are in control of your own coins. If you store them somewhere else, you do not really own them. With a hardware wallet you get the convenience of a regular online wallet, but with te security of an offline wallet.
The Ledger Nano S securely stores your private keys and makes them invisible for others. As they are securely stored on the device, you become protected against virussen, screen readers and other attempts to steal your valuable coins. Because the device is separate from your computer, it won’t be affected by things that happen on your computer. The only way to confirm transactions and important actions is by pressing the phyiscal buttons on the device, making it impossible to execute commands from a distance.