What is cryptocurrency and why do cybercriminals love it?

What is cryptocurrency and why do cybercriminals love it?

Ever pretend you know what your friends are talking about because you want to sound smart and relevant—and then trap yourself in a lie? “Wow, looks like those hackers were mining for cryptocurrency. You know what cryptocurrency is, right?” “Oh yeah, totally. Cryptocurrency. Bad stuff. You know. Currency? In the crypt? Bad.” “Yeah….” Okay, so the next time someone asks, “What is cryptocurrency, anyway?” instead of awkwardly shrugging, be prepared to dazzle them with your insider knowledge. What is cryptocurrency, in a nutshell? In its simplest form, cryptocurrency is digital money. It’s currency that exists in the network only—it […]