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Why the Bitcoin price differs in different countries

by Luno Team 3 minute read

There’s no standard or global Bitcoin price. Unlike many local currencies, Bitcoin isn’t fixed to another currency or asset. It’s all down to supply and demand. Bitcoin prices shift depending on how many people want them.

Bitcoin phishing fraud (and how we're fighting it at Luno)

by Luno Team 6 minute read

Summary: there are two things you can do to greatly protect yourself: enable two-factor authentication right now and always make sure you are on www.luno.com when you log into your account. Every day it seems that more Bitcoin phishing scams come to light. In this article, we will review the...

Dynamic send fees

by Timothy Stranex 1 minute read

Earlier this year, we began charging fees for Bitcoin send and receive transactions. You can read more about the reasons for this in our older blog post about network fees. Since then, fees on the Bitcoin network have continued to rise substantially: As such, we are switching to a new...

Luno Indonesia April mini survey winners announcement

by Luno Team 1 minute read

In last month’s newsletter we announced that Luno was conducting a mini survey. The goal of the survey was to find out more about our Indonesian customers and their unique preferences. The survey was a success as we received many useful suggestions which we will use to help serve our...

How South Africans use Bitcoin

by Luno Team 1 minute read

Did you know that in emerging market countries, such as South Africa, up to 90% of payments are still cash based? However, due to its many advantages over cash --such as safety and speed-- Bitcoin interest and adoption in South Africa is taking off big time. The African country currently...

Google ads phishing scams (and how to avoid them)

by Luno Team 4 minute read

What is phishing? Phishing scams are attempts by fraudsters to trick you into entering or sharing personal information, by disguising themselves as trustworthy organisations. Scammers may, for instance, create a fake site that looks like Luno and trick you into entering your username and password on that site. If you...

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