Cryptocurrency or ICO investors can find plenty of guidance to help them identify an investment that’s potentially a scam. But what about warning signs that a legitimate crypto venture is about to crash?
Cryptojacking – in which cryptocurrency miners secretly hijack your servers, desktop devices, mobile phones and even Internet of Things devices to “mine” new digital coins for themselves – isn’t like the fictional heist in the “Office Space” movie designed to steal fractions of a penny at a time.
Cryptocurrencies could revolutionise how you donate to your favourite charity or cause. As they’re built on distributed ledger technology, they could provide quicker and more targeted aid, give greater transparency and reduce fees to administrators and middlemen.
Cryptocurrencies had a rough ride in 2018, with most losing a large chunk of their value since the beginning of the year. Meanwhile, blockchain technologies continue to hold promise for many organisations, although most applications remain in the testing stage as 2018 draws to a close.