My name is RJ and this is where I write about crypto

Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Other Classic Chains Surge Amid High Fees

10 May 2023 2 minute read 0 comments RJ Jenson

With the onslaught of NFTs and memecoins pouring onto the market, the fees for all the blockchains who host this nonsense have gone way up. This isn’t new for Ethereum, which has high fees all the time anyway, but now even Bitcoin has a protocol for...

New MacOS Malware Targeting Crypto Extensions and Apps

5 May 2023 1 minute read 1 comment RJ Jenson

Atomic MacOS Stealer, also called AMOS, is a new infostealer malware that has been making the rounds on the Telegram social network lately. It is an actively developed project, which the most recent update published on April 15th, 2023, and at the ti...

So You Want to Be a Crypto Criminal

6 Aug 2022 8 minute read 5 comments RJ Jenson

This article is for education and entertainment purposes only, not to encourage or incite any illegal activities. The penalties for these activities are very severe. So, you've had enough of government regulation. The IRS doesn't seem to know what th...

Here's Why I Sold Off My Ethereum

28 Apr 2022 3 minute read 12 comments RJ Jenson

I have a confession to make: I am not rich. I haven’t made a fat pile of dough from trading, holding, or staking anything. While crypto has paid off my car and my credit card, and even built me a kickass new computer, I am still a lowly wage slave- l...

The Complete Guide to Going Decentralized

10 Mar 2022 4 minute read 1 comment RJ Jenson

If you hold all of your crypto on a centralized exchange, then you don’t own any crypto. Centralized exchanges (or CEXs, such as Coinbase, Kraken, and Nexo) work by holding all of the crypto themselves, and dividing it up among the users based on the...