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Crypto overview.
Crypto overview.

Crypto overview.

General focus on anything crypto-related.


Is Bitcoin gradually becoming the world's reserve asset?

21 Oct 2020 4 minute read 0 comments DeFi.

Bitcoin is over a decade old and has outperformed all major assets in the world. Despite its outstanding performance, renowned individuals and financial institutions have often labeled it with all sorts of distrustful appellations in an attempt to d...

Do we really need decentralized identities (DIDs)? Let's explore how microsoft's DIDs work.

1 Oct 2020 4 minute read 0 comments DeFi.

There are many platforms working to transform the current identity management systems from centralized and insecure to decentralized and more secure systems. Among them is Microsoft, which is leveraging the bitcoin network to enable users to regain...

Watchout! criminals might be using your computer to mine crypto without your consent.

15 Sep 2020 4 minute read 0 comments DeFi.

Cryptocurrencies have attracted people from all spheres of life and cybercriminals are not left out. As the industry evolves rapidly, criminals are also doing their best to exploit inexperienced crypto users. One of the methods used by criminals to...

Beware of crypto dusting atttacks, you might be the next victim!

20 Aug 2020 4 minute read 8 comments DeFi.

  A dusting attack is a malicious activity in the crypto-space carried out by cybercriminals to reveal the identity of a person or company. After getting hold of an individual’s identity, they can do a couple of things including blackmail, selling th...

Bitcoin lightning network - any hope for 2020?

13 Aug 2020 5 minute read 7 comments DeFi.

The bitcoin lightning network (LN) made significant developments throughout 2019, some of which include but not limited to: Development of LN-enabled mobile wallets Launching fiat to lighting channel swaps Bitfinex integrating the lightning protoco...

Why Bitcoin is unfortunately not a (good) store of value.

24 Jul 2020 3 minute read 0 comments DeFi.

Satoshi Nakamoto created bitcoin as an alternative form of money that is controlled by the people, not by a central authority. Truly groundbreaking. And one of the generally accepted functions of money is that it should serve as a store of value. So...

Bitcoin as a Dapp

20 Dec 2019 4 minute read 2 comments DeFi.

Before discussing bitcoin as a dapp, I'd like to shed some light on what a dapp actually is as many people seem to have a narrow understanding of the concept. So what is a dapp? Put simply, a dapp (decentralized application) is an application that ru...