Tether is a stablecoin – a cryptocurrency which is tied 1:1 with the US dollar.
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Opinion: Will Tether blow up? [Dec 2017]
There is an elephant in the room in the cryptocurrency world and it's called Tether.
The concept of a cryptocurrency that is tied to the world's reference fiat currency is very...
2017 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 9]
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2017.
In late 2017, Ital...
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2016 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 8]
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2016. Gatecoin In May 2016 an attack on Gatecoin’s hot wallets cost them U$ 2 million in damages. As much as 185,000 ETH and 250 BTC were stolen in the heist. […]
2015 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 7]
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2015. Bitstamp In January of 2015 six Bitstamp employees were the target of a carefully planned phishing attack that cost the exchange 19,000 BTC. This was one of the most clever […]
2014 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 6]
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2014. MintPal In July 2014 Mintpal, a popular altcoin exchange at the time, got hacked and over 10,000 BTC worth of VeriCoin was stolen. Later that year over 3,700 BTC also […]
ELI5 What’s a stablecoin?
Since the beginning of cryptocurrency history, most crypto assets have been known to experience enormous oscillations against the US Dollar (or some other legacy fiat currency). This has arguably scared many risk averse investors away from cryptocurrencies. More conservative investment instruments such as blue chip corporate bonds and Treasuries usually oscillate very little. Bitcoin, on […]
Stable coins are backed by a reserve fiat currency in order to hedge against exchange variations. Most stablecoins are tethered against the US dollar.
Stablecoin, or stable coins, are cryptocurrencies which are backed 1:1 (or some other ratio) against a reserve currency or bag of currencies. The most popular stablecoins are pegged to the US dollar.
Tether is a stablecoin - a cryptocurrency which is tied 1:1 with the US dollar.
Ticker symbol for the Tether cryptocurrency
Warrant Canaries are a stealth communication method by which you let others know that you've been served with a search warrant without mentioning the actual fact.
One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Has close ties to the Tether stablecoin cryptocurrency.
A crypto-Twitter personality who is skeptical of Bitfinex and the Tether stablecoin
A Bear Market is an informal term for a downward trending market. Generally, to be considered a bear market, there should be at least a 20% decline for two months or more.