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Don’t expect ‘Britcoin’ soon, says Bank of England fintech chief

Don’t expect ‘Britcoin’ soon, says Bank of England fintech chief

A new Bank of England-issued digital currency wouldn’t launch until at least ‘the second half of the decade’, according to the man leading the project.

FCA to ban sale of crypto-derivatives: will it protect you from investment scams?

FCA to ban sale of crypto-derivatives: will it protect you from investment scams?

The Financial Conduct Authority has announced rules banning the sale and marketing of financial products that track popular cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Here, Which? explains how you can keep your savings safe.

The five strangest scams of 2019

The five strangest scams of 2019

From darknet assassins to fake diet pills, billionaires and celebrity 'endorsed' investments, don't fall victim to one of these scams.

Beware this ‘celebrity’ bitcoin scam

Beware this ‘celebrity’ bitcoin scam

Criminals are exploiting trusted global websites to post fake celebrity endorsements for cryptocurrency, in one of the most prolific internet scams Which? has seen. Victims of a prolific bitcoin scam...

Cryptojacking: could your PC be mining Bitcoin?

Cryptojacking: could your PC be mining Bitcoin?

A new strain of malware hijacks your computer to mine online currency, crippling its performance in the process. Protect yourself with a Best Buy antivirus package.

Scam victims threatened with ‘hacked adult content’ – here’s how to protect yourself

Scam victims threatened with ‘hacked adult content’ – here’s how to protect yourself

Hackers have been blackmailing victims after claiming to hold video footage of them watching adult videos. Here's everything you need to know

Inside the bitcoin bubble: Which? investigates the crazy world of cryptocurrency

Inside the bitcoin bubble: Which? investigates the crazy world of cryptocurrency

Launched as a joke to highlight how recklessly investors will throw money at dubious cryptocurrencies, Useless Ethereum described itself as ‘The world’s first 100% honest Ethereum Initial Coin Offering’. The...

Cryptocurrency scams on the rise

Cryptocurrency scams on the rise

Scammers have been using the growing public interest in Bitcoin to rip-off Brits - do you know how to spot a scam or get your money back?

Government and NHS websites fall victim to cryptojacking hack

Government and NHS websites fall victim to cryptojacking hack

Thousands of websites, including UK local government websites, put visitors' data at risk

Lloyds Bank bans Bitcoin credit card payments

Lloyds Bank bans Bitcoin credit card payments

Lloyds customers looking to invest in the likes of Bitcoin, Etherium and LiteCoin no longer have the option to invest using their credit card

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