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

Standard crypto-coins are a code-based resource designed to be used as a medium of exchange. New coins are found via mining. Everyone may do this if they've access to a device.

Mining uses a lot of hours and electrical power, however. A fast computer is also needed, to mine effectively. However, XRP is a centralised asset, which cannot be mined. A finite number of units were created by the firm and this number will not be exceeded. 

Ready to buy crypto-currency? Securing it is very straightforward but one must exercise caution, whenever making an internet transaction of any kind.

Nowadays, more than half of all purchases are carried out over the internet. Online shopping is straightforward and easy, hence more and more individuals are switching to this alternative rather than fighting the throngs in the stores. The internet also allows anyone to do more effective research and secure the best deals. However, there is a murky side to e-commerce. Here are the important protocols, you must follow.

Always buy from your house/apartment. Thieves can easily access your info when you make use of non-private wifi services, which means it's less dangerous to order from your abode than in internet cafes. Avoid making purchases when passing through bus stations, hotels or other free hot-spots.

Beware of FaceBook/Twitter deals. Do not rely on these sorts of deals as most URLs are abbreviated. This means customers cannot be confident that the link brings you to a proper website.

Pay with a credit card. Avoid using a debit card. The majority of debit cards require that acts of fraud are reported in under 2 days to get limit liability. Don't wire money to companies. It's impossible to get your money refunded if you do this. Always check credit card bills. Sort online receipts in a separate email folder, then you may crosscheck payments.

Do not supply any additional details. You don't need to give out your driver license number. Don't reveal your social security details either. Should any company ask for this information, it is untrustworthy. Choose complicated passwords that you can remember. If your device offers to save passwords, always select 'No'. Should somebody gain access to the device they might discover your credit card details.

Do not fall for gift voucher scams. If you receive an email and it claims you've qualified to receive a gift card but then asks for your credit card information, delete it. Legitimate businesses will not request details such as this. Always remember this, because it's necessary that buyers remain cautious when ordering on the internet. Buy from home and be certain that the seller is for real.

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