GLOSSARY OF TERMS

 

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There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter H.
Hard fork
A permanent change to the blockchain whereby nodes that previously ran the old version of the blockchain will not be accepted until they upgrade to the latest version of the protocol software. A chain split occurs when the path follows the new upgraded blockchain and the other path continues using the previous ruleset.

Hard wallet
Hard wallets are small, water proof & virus proof devices that are used for storing and safeguarding cryptocurrencies. They have become the preferred method of cold storage.

Hash
A hash is a complex mathematical formula used to verify blocks of transaction data.

Hot storage
A method in which private keys are kept on the Internet. Types of hot storage are desktop, mobile and online.


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