Top five cryptocurrency myths

Their early mystique has given rise to many a cryptocurrency myth or misunderstanding which can be easily dispelled

Hackers are after processing power to get valuable bitcoins

boy walking through server room

Organisations with big computer processing power are now the target of cybercrooks with malware designed to “mine” for bitcoins

Playing it safe in the strange world of coin offerings

Initial coin offerings are democratising finance, but unless the sector can bring about reform, the disruption may be short-lived.

Watch out, blockchain just went mainstream

Peter Smith, chief executive of Blockchain Ltd, a bitcoin wallet provider and software developer

No longer a mystical concept, applications for blockchain are on the rise and could shake up financial services