As more stakeholders invest in bitcoin, understanding what cryptocurrencies are and the risk associated with this type of digital currency are important. This book provides a brief introduction to cryptocurrency, describes different methods available to obtain bitcoin and other altcoins, and explores exchanges where these digital assets could be acquired. It addresses some investment strategies available in cryptocurrency and provides guidance on how to build a cryptocurrency portfolio. It also provides some trading tips and offers useful directives for cryptocurrency trading. This book goes a step further to expose scams and hacks in the crypto environment and elucidates major risks associated with investing in cryptocurrency. Finally this paperback analyzes challenges facing this class of assets and explores the legality of cryptocurrency.