Digitalization is making our lives easier, removing burdens from our day-to-day routines. It allows us to communicate on the move, at any time and anywhere in the world. It delivers tremendous advances in every area of life. Yet, despite this, few could have imagined how digitization would revolutionize our monetary system.
The Bitcoin Blockchain is regarded as virtually unhackable. Current computer technology would require millions of years in order, for example, to break the Bitcoin protocol signature algorithm. Does the same apply to quantum computers? IBM and Google are not alone in working flat out on supercomputers of this type. A risk to Bitcoin?