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What Is a Dusting Attack?

A dusting attack is a relatively new type of malicious crypto activity. Unfortunately, it has been gaining momentum for the past 12 months. So, what is it? Before we examine the specific aspects, we need to define ‘Bitcoin dust.’ Within the crypto universe, Bitcoin…
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What Is Inflation?

Inflation is the general rise in the price level of goods and services in an economy over a specific period of time. This decreases the purchasing power of the local currency. Each country has its own method for measuring the level of inflation, which usually occurs monthly.
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What Is a Crypto Wallet and What are the Options?

Cryptocurrencies only exist in digital format. There are no physical cryptocurrencies. Instead, public and private keys are used to successfully complete a crypto transaction. These keys need to be securely stored to maintain the integrity of your cryptocurrencies.
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What Is the Parabolic SAR Indicator?

Parabolic SAR (PSAR) is a technical indicator created by J. Welles Wilder. In 1978, Wilder released a book titled New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems. The book became an instant classic among stock and commodity traders. It became the ‘holy grail’ of technical…
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What Is Lightning Network?

The Lightning Network is a solution designed to solve the problem of transaction speed on the Bitcoin blockchain. It was introduced in a white paper by Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja in February 2015. Problems With Bitcoin When Bitcoin was launched in January 2009…
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What Is an Eclipse Attack?

An eclipse attack involves a malicious attempt to infiltrate a decentralized exchange with the intent to isolate and attack a specific user. The attacker has no desire to invade the entire network. The objective of the attacker is to prevent the target from getting a true…
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What Is the Gartner Hype Cycle?

Based on the Gartner Hype Cycle, blockchain technology will be fully functional within the US economy in less than ten years. So, what exactly is the Gartner Hype Cycle? It is a research device used to measure current technological innovations. The objective of the Gartner…
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What Makes Blockchain Secure?

The entire purpose of blockchain is to let people share valuable data in a secure, tamper-proof environment. Therefore, the security of the blockchain is critically important. As we discussed in the Hard Forks and Nodes sections of Blockademy, there are three main…
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Everything You Need To Know About Avalanche 

Many cryptocurrencies have grown in popularity recently. So, what makes Avalanche special? Unlike other options on the market, Avalanche focuses on being a contract-capable innovative blockchain platform centered on reducing costs, increasing transaction speeds, and even…
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Bitcoin Use Cases

Bitcoin was launched on January 3, 2009, when Satoshi Nakamoto mined 50 Bitcoin. Over the course of the past decade, several use cases have emerged for this now-famous cryptocurrency. Before we examine some of the most common uses for Bitcoin, let’s review the actual…