Ripple XRP weekly news: November 19th – 24th

Standard crypto is a digital asset created to be employed as a medium of exchange. Additional units may be created by mining. Any person can do this if they have a computer.

Mining uses a lot of time and electrical energy, though. A powerful computer is also required, to do this successfully. However, XRP is a centralised asset, which can't be mined. A finite amount of coins were generated by the firm and this limit will never be added to. 

Eager to buy crypto? Securing it is very straightforward but you must take care, whenever initiating an online transaction of any kind.

Today, in excess of 50% of all buys are made over the net. Online shopping is simple and easy, hence more and more individuals are switching to this alternative rather than fighting the throngs in the malls. The web also lets anyone to perform more valuable research and secure the most advantageous deals. However, there still is a murky aspect of online shopping. What follows are the vital protocols, you should follow.

Always shop from your house/apartment. Hackers may easily access your data when you take advantage of public wifi services, therefore it's less dangerous to buy from home than in internet cafes. Avoid making purchases while waiting at railway stations, hostels or other free free wifi zones.

Avoid FaceBook/Twitter links. Don't rely on these types of deals as many URLs are abbreviated. This means you cannot be confident that the link brings you to a legitimate site.

Pay with a credit card. Never use your debit card. Most debit cards require that acts of fraud are reported within a couple of days to qualify for limit liability. Don't wire money to companies. It's impossible to get your money refunded should you do this. Always look at credit card statements. Sort online receipts inside a separate email folder, so that you may crosscheck amounts.

Don't give out any excess information. You don't need to supply your driver license number. They don't need your social security details either. Should a company request this information, it should concern you. Choose complicated passwords that only you can visualize. If your device asks to store passwords, always select 'No'. Should another individual gain access to the machine they could discover your credit card information.

Do not fall for gift card schemes. If you get an email and it states you can be sent a gift card and then asks your credit card details, mark it as spam. Law-abiding retailers will never ask this type of info. Always remember this, as it's important that customers act wisely when ordering online. Buy from home and be certain that the company is trustworthy.

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