Influenced by Influencers? Beware the financial recommendations

Influenced by Influencers? Beware the financial recommendations

Question: what happens when the worlds of boxing, music production, social influencers, and cryptocurrency all coincide? The answer is a whole heap of trouble, and financial penalties running into hundreds of thousands of dollars. In addition to being five-time world... Read more →
It’s a hijack – malicious mining is getting clever

It’s a hijack – malicious mining is getting clever

A recent study carried out by researchers from three universities – Fudan University, Tsinghua University, and University of California Riverside – was the first of its kind. Although it might have been suspected already, it showed how malicious cryptocurrency mining... Read more →
A ripple for Ripple.

A ripple for Ripple.

Nine billion dollars is quite a sum to lose off the value of a cryptocurrency in the space of a few days, but that is exactly what has happened to XRP (also sometimes referred to as Ripple). This drop followed a previous spike in value, after a report on CNBC that the... Read more →
Cryptocurrency – A Boys Only Club?

Cryptocurrency – A Boys Only Club?

If you were lucky enough to be one of the cryptocurrency investors who watched your assets soar last year, you probably started to say “I told you so” to one or two of your more sceptical friends. Digital currencies are still finding their level, so whether you cashed... Read more →
The Elephant in the Room – some speculation on how Brexit might affect cryptocurrency

The Elephant in the Room – some speculation on how Brexit might affect cryptocurrency

Unless you’re living under a rock, it can’t have escaped your notice that the UK is leaving the European Union at the end of March 2019. Whether you’re a supporter of Brexit or not, there will unquestionably be a period of uncertainty – if not outright instability –... Read more →