Security check part two: Scams and spam

Security check part two: Scams and spam This is the second part of our two-part series about personal security best practices in the cryptocurrency space. Be sure to check out part one on SIM hacking. Dramatic crypto market bull runs are fun and exciting for several reasons — after all, who doesn’t like looking at green charts with high-percentage gains? But one big downside to increasing prices of crypto assets is that as the level of market activity increases, so too does the level of

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Security check: Guarding against SIM hacks

Recently, USA Today reported a story called “Banks, Bitcoin, bond funds: Where is your money safe in an era of cyberattacks?” The story outlines a type of digital heist that is becoming all too common: SIM attacks. A SIM attack happens when a hacker or fraudster is able to get ahold of the credentials that control your phone. Once in control of your phone number, the SIM attacker can port your number to a device they control. Digital thieves can use a SIM attack to

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Money 3.0: Chad Cascarilla from Paxos

This episode of Money 3.0 takes a deep dive into the role of stablecoins and other asset-backed stores of value.  To discuss this topic Abra’s founder and CEO Bill Barhydt is joined by Paxos co-founder and CEO, Chad Cascarilla. Check out a transcript of the episode below or listen to the show here: Bill: Hey everyone. Bill Barhydt here. Welcome to another exciting episode of Abra’s Money 3.0. Joining me in studio today is Chad Cascarilla, the CEO of itBit, you may know them as

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Money 3.0: Mark Yusko from Morgan Creek

In this episode of Money 3.0, Abra founder and CEO Bill Barhydt is in conversation with Mark Yusko, the  founder, CEO, and chief investment officer at Morgan Creek Capital Management and managing partner at Morgan Creek Digital. Bill and Mark talk about the investment case for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and why large investors like institutions and endowments are starting to pay attention to crypto. Check out the full transcript below, or listen to the episode here: Bill Barhydt: Hello everyone. Bill Barhydt here. Welcome to

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Money 3.0: Ryan Selkis from Messari

Money 3.0 and Ryan Selkis

In this episode of Abra Money 3.0, Abra founder and CEO Bill Barhydt is in conversation with Ryan Selkis, the founder and CEO of Messari. The conversation is a deeper dive into the Crypto Theses for 2020 paper that Messari recently published. Some of the topics include the Bitcoin as digital gold narrative, unbanking the banked, the future of crypto on-ramps, tokenized income share agreements, and Messari’s plans to create a decentralized autonomous organization. Listen to the episode or find a full transcript of the

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