Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency: Investment Prospects & Hacking Incidents

Cryptocurrency attacks have ramped up considerably since late September 2017 and have since been ranked the single biggest cyber threat of the moment. Crypto jacking is currently one of the fastest spreading cyber threats, already outranking ransomware’s exposure by a factor of 1 to 100. Systems of anonymity that most cryptocurrencies offer can also serve as a simpler means to launder money. Since the implementation of the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, over a thousand cryptocurrencies specification were created and exist today. As it becomes more of a mainstream topic, many debates on whether to invest in them continue to arise.

In this document you will learn:

  • Prominent cryptocurrency hacking incidents
  • Both sides to investing in cryptocurrencies
  • Pointers you should consider curated by our Cyber Resiliency Experts