CordaCon Tokyo 2018. Mr Raoul Bhoedjang & Mr Cees van Wijk, ING. HQLAx presentation.

Normal crypto-coins are a digital asset designed to be employed as an item of exchange. Additional crypto-coins can be created via mining. Any person can get involved if they have a computer.

Mining requires a lot of time and electrical power, though. A powerful computer is also required, to mine profitably. On the other hand, Ripple is a centralised asset, which can't be mined. A fixed amount of coins were generated by the firm and this limit will not be exceeded. 

Ready to buy crypto? The process is quite simple but investors must be careful, whenever making an online transaction of any type.

These days, more than half of all purchases are completed over the net. Online shopping is simple and easy, hence additional numbers of people are turning to this alternative rather than facing the crowds in the high street. The web also enables people to carry out better analysis and secure the most advantageous deals. However, there remains a shadowy aspect of online shopping. These are the important protocols, one need to follow.

Only buy from your own home. Thieves can easily access your data when you use non-private wifi connections, thus it is less risky to purchase from your abode than in coffee-shops. Avoid making purchases while connected to railway stations, hotels or other free free wifi zones.

Beware of social network offers. Don't trust these sorts of offers as the majority of URLs are deceptive. This means customers can't know if the link takes you to a genuine website.

Pay with a credit card. Never use your debit card. Most debit cards require that fraudulent purchases are reported in under two days to qualify for limit liability. Never wire payments to sellers. You won't be able to get your cash returned when you do this. Be sure to check credit card statements. Put online receipts within a designated email folder, so you can crosscheck amounts.

Do not give out any excess information. You don't have to give out a driving license number. They don't need your social security information either. Should the company ask for this information, it should concern you. Pick complicated passwords that you can visualize. Then if your phone/PC to store it, always select 'No'. Should someone else gain access to your machine that person could potentially discover your credit card information.

Do not get caught out by gift card cons. When you are sent an email that says you can receive a gift card and then asks your credit card details, delete it. Legitimate retailers will never request private financial data. Please remember this, because it is important that buyers remain cautious when ordering online. Order from home and first establish that the seller is trustworthy.

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