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The popularity of cryptocurrency, a form of digital currency, is rising; Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero, Ethereum, and Ripple are just a few types of the cryptocurrencies available. Though cryptocurrency is a common topic of conversation, many people lack a basic understanding of cryptocurrency and the risks associated with it. This lack of awareness is contributing to the rise of individuals and organizations falling victim to illicit cryptocurrency mining activity. This article provides tips on preventing against bad actors.

Author of Publication (Name)
National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center
Authoring Organization
National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center
Publication Date
June 26, 2018