Part of the appeal of cryptocurrency is that it exists “outside” of the system. Using complex cryptography and decentralized ledgers, a blockchain can operate independently from the world’s most powerful countries, corporations, and banking institutions. While this detachment from authority is extremely powerful, existing almost exclusively in the digital realm does have its drawbacks.
Preventing Crypto Theft
Today’s infographic from CryptoGo shows that as cryptocurrencies rise in prominence, so does its appeal to hackers, criminals, and other bad actors. With millions of dollars being stolen via crypto theft, investors and other dabblers in cryptocurrency must take precautions to protect their assets for the long haul.
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