The mnemonic words are equal to the private key, which represents the ownership of your assets. Once your mnemonic words are stolen, it means your wallet assets are under the control of someone else. Here are a few things to keep in mind when using mnemonic words:
1. When creating your wallet, please back up your mnemonic words immediately.
2. Use a physical medium to back up your mnemonic words, such as writing them down on a piece of paper and keep it in a secure location. Screenshots or any digital forms for backup is not recommended in case of leaking.
3. Ensure that the mnemonic words are writing in the correct order and double check everything before moving on to the next step. You can import the mnemonic words in other compatible wallets to run a double check.
4. Keep the mnemonic words properly and disconnect them from the network to prevent loss of assets.
Please kindly be advised:
Keep the mnemonic words to yourself only, if you lost or forgot them, ViaWallet cannot get them back for you! Please back up and keep your mnemonic words properly to avoid assets loss.