Cryptocurrency has made all manner of headlines in the security world of late: from the meteoric rise of BitCoin, to the devastating scams that capitalised on the hype.
And it’s not just BitCoin either: new cryptocurrencies are popping up daily, enticing investors with risky, yet potentially massive payoffs.
No matter the individual currency, they’re all based on what’s called ‘blockchain’: a highly-touted, yet controversial technology that promises to radically change the economy as we know it. But is it all empty hype? And more importantly, just how secure is it?