Cryptovirology is the field that practices and studies how to use cryptography to design advanced malicious software. A cryptocurrency, also known as crypto is a string of binary data which is designed to work as a medium of exchange.
Cryptocurrency ownership records are stored in a digital ledger, which is a computerized database using strong cryptography to secure transaction records, control the creation of additional coins, and verify the transfer of coin ownership. it does not exist in physical form and is typically not issued by a central authority but works on blockchain infrastructure.
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