Cryptocurrency is a virtual currency, the measure of which is a coin. This coin is protected against forgery, as it is an encrypted data that can not be copied.
And how does the electronic cryptocurrency differ from regular money in electronic variant?
Regular money emerges on the account in virtual form after they have been deposited into the account in physical epitome. Thereby, for common currency, the virtual variant is only one of the forms of submission. Cryptocurrency is released only in the network, so there is no connection with any traditional currency or with any currency of state system.