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The definition of a cryptocurrency is a digital asset containing cryptographic protocols that make transactions secure and immutable. Cryptocurrencies are built on top of distributed ledger technology, blockchain — which allows it to be decentralized and immune to government control and interference. Transactions involving cryptocurrencies involve public and private keys, enabling minimal processing fees, allowing users to be able to make transfers without traditional third-party institutions.


Individual Crypto Hacks Done by Using Malware from Darknet: Chainalysis
Over the last few years, hackers have been actively stealing smaller amounts of cryptocurrency from individual users using malware available on the internet or darknet, Chainalysis reported.
UK Regulator Cracks the Whip on Deceptive Cryptocurrency Ads
The United Kingdom regulator intends to bring crypto promotions into line with other financial advertisements, to make sure these advertisements are transparent and fair.
N.Korea's Crypto Hacks Up by least 7 times in 2021, Nearly $400M Stolen: Chainalysis
North Korean hacks on the cryptocurrency platforms jumped to at least seven times, extracting nearly $400 million worth of digital assets over the last year, blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis said.
Ex-CFTC Boss Christopher Giancarlo Joins CoinFund as Advisor
Christopher Giancarlo, the former Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has joined CoinFund as a strategic advisor.
Thai Firms Pour Money into Bitcoin as Crypto Ownership Expands
Major Thai companies are heavily investing money into Bitcoin as the number of people estimated to own cryptocurrency in the Southeast Asian nation surged over 400% in 2021 from the year before to 3.6 million, Nikkei Asia reported.
Crypto Regulation Remains to Unfold in 2022
As cryptocurrencies enter into a new year after experiencing new highs last year, new changes await, among which regulation is top of the list.
Tech Stocks to Grow this Year thanks to Crypto & Metaverse, Wall Street Analyst Says
Cyrus Mewawalla believes that tech companies whose operations extend into the metaverse and crypto will end up in gains at the end of the year, despite the massive uncertainties that might be experienced in the stock market this year.
Iran to Allow Digital Currency Payments for International Trade
Iran is notably about to double down on its love for digital currencies as a local media platform, Mehr News reports the country is on track to accept cryptocurrencies for international transactions.
Cryptocurrencies Experience Record Outflows in Week 1 of 2022: CoinShares
As prices continued their tumble in the first trading week of 2022, digital asset manager CoinShares' report showed that cryptocurrency investment had net outflows totalling a record $207 million.
Kazakhstan-Based Crypto Miners Face Unprecedented Situation
Kazakhstan-based crypto miners have been witnessing an unprecedented situation as they find themselves surrounded by uncertainty due to political forces.

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