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Anonymous cryptocurrencies, privacy and fungibility

by Team Luno 4 minute read

It’s official. This week should mark the release of Zerocash. This new cryptocurrency, affectionately known as Zcash, is much like Bitcoin, but what sets it apart from Bitcoin is its focus on fungibility and user privacy. As you may know, the Bitcoin network is a publicly verifiable ledger in which...

Dollar-Cost Averaging as part of your Bitcoin investment strategy

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Bitcoin has gained increasing importance as an asset class over the past many years. Bitcoin’s price often makes headlines, primarily due to its volatile nature. No one can predict where the Bitcoin price will be a few months --or years-- down the line, as is the case with any other...

Usability testing - new customers

by Team Luno 1 minute read

Have you got any friends who have been thinking of getting some Bitcoin, but haven’t signed up with Luno yet? We are going to run a usability testing session for new users in our Cape Town office. We’ll need the selected testers to come in on Thursday, 27th October for...

How to prevent your Bitcoin account from getting hacked

by Team Luno 9 minute read

One of Bitcoin’s key features is that transactions are irreversible. Once you receive Bitcoin, the sender can’t take back the money. But it also means that if your account gets hacked, you will have difficulty recovering any stolen cryptocurrency. You should only deal with reputable Bitcoin companies and learn how...

How to identify and avoid Bitcoin scams

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Bitcoin is attractive to scammers for the same reason it’s appealing to you: it’s fast, it’s international, and it’s irreversible. So as Bitcoin usage has grown, we have seen more and more scams. The following are some of the most persistent Bitcoin scams. Bitcoin Ponzi, HYIP or MLM schemes These...

Rebate bonus on Bitcoin trading in Indonesia

by Team Luno 1 minute read

At Luno, our focus has always been to help our users to buy, sell and store Bitcoin in the easiest, most secure and most convenient manner. In line with this, we're happy to announce two new features that will make trading on Luno even better. Lower fees and rebates Starting...

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