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What Exactly is Crypto Anyway?

While “crypto” is a simply a prefix that means secret or hidden, the term crypto as we use it today refers to a suite of digital products, tools, and stores of value that rely on cryptography to make them secure. Literally meaning “secret writing,” these products use sophisticated cryptography involving complex mathematical equations to facilitate as well as record transactions. This makes them not only impervious to prying eyes, but…

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