Crypto refers to any form of digital currency or cryptocurrency. Crypto is decentralized and powered by cryptography, which helps secure transactions and prevents counterfeiting and double-spending. Crypto is also highly volatile, with prices fluctuating constantly. It is a digital asset that can be used to store wealth and make payments or transfers. Cryptocurrency transactions are usually done on the blockchain, a digital ledger that records every transaction that takes place in the network. Crypto can be used for peer-to-peer transactions without the need for an intermediary, such as banks or government institutions.