Category Archives: Security

Anonymity and Cryptocurrencies – The Future or the Past?

Anonymous v Private Anonymity is one of the hottest topics in relation to cryptocurrency. There is a difference between anonymous transactions and private transactions (Some prefer to use the term pseudonymous instead of the word “anonymous”). Anonymous transactions are ones where your transactions can actually be seen, but the identity of the person is hidden. […]

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Blockchain Integration with Different Industries

When Bitcoin first made its appearance in 2009, it hardly made a splash in the public consciousness; but since 2017, with Bitcoin’s meteoric rise in value, the whole world has been resonating with the words ‘Bitcoin’, ‘Blockchain’ and ‘Cryptocurrency’. The basic idea of the various types of new cryptocurrencies remains the same: to provide a […]

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3 Major Risks of Cryptocurrencies and How You Can Reduce Them

The world of digital currencies has come a long way since the invention of Bitcoin. With hundreds of cryptocurrencies responsible for billions of dollars in market cap, it seems like these digital currencies are here to stay. Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, is turning out to be even more impactful, with  applications in a variety […]

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Ripple is Rippling in Value. Here’s Why

Ripple, a cryptocurrency which was released in 2012, was co-founded by Jed McCaleb and Chris Larsen. Ripple is not just a cryptocurrency though; it is a digital payment network for  financial transactions as well to enable the seamless transfer of money in different forms, including Bitcoin, Yen, USD, and litecoin. Bitcoin may still be the […]

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RKN Global on Money Muling

A money mule is someone who transfers stolen money between bank accounts and different countries. Money mules can be recruited by criminals sometimes unknowingly, and if caught can be prosecuted.   Criminals who want to dispose of funds that are the proceeds of crime look to move the money into a different account, perhaps one […]

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