How to protect yourself from scams – and how CoinJar can help. It’s Scams Awareness Week [https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/about-scamwatch/scams-awareness-week] and CoinJar is an official partner. While scams are a dangerous and growing part of the crypto landscape, there are a few simple ways that you can
Your guide to the three most common crypto scams It’s Scams Awareness Week [https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/about-scamwatch/scams-awareness-week] and CoinJar is an official partner. Today we’re looking at the most common crypto scams – investment schemes, romance scams and rug pulls. Investment schemes You’ve probably all
A quick introduction to the who, what and how of crypto scams. Cryptocurrency scams are big business. Already this year more than 7200 people have reported being scammed out of their crypto with combined losses in excess of $115 million. CoinJar has partnered with Scams Awareness Week [https://www.scamwatch.
In early 2019, a report [https://www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nysearca-2019-01/srnysearca201901-5164833-183434.pdf] by Bitwise to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission put forward a bold statement which at the same time failed to surprise anyone, “95% of all reported bitcoin trading volume is fake”. Since then Bitwise have
So, the rumours were true. Facebook is releasing a cryptocurrency. Named Libra, it could potentially be the most significant event in the cryptocurrency world since Satoshi Nakamoto mined bitcoin’s genesis block on January 3, 2009. Not necessarily because it’s a good cryptocurrency or even good for cryptocurrency, but
Passwords are our digital keys to access all sorts of products and services. A strong password can significantly reduce the risk of your online accounts being compromised. There are a few ways in which you can create a strong password. Some of the strongest passwords are password sentences and passphrases.
This is a guest blog post by Rowan Crosby. Rowan is an Australian based financial journalist focused on Australian and US equity and commodity markets. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As the world of cryptocurrencies continues to grow on a daily basis, there is more opportunity than ever for investors to buy bitcoin [https:
CoinJar Exchange [https://exchange.coinjar.com/] is an advanced digital currency exchange, facilitating trading between CoinJar Exchange members in an open market. This means you have more control over your orders, including the ability to set the price you would like to buy or sell cryptocurrency at. Buying and selling
We’re excited to introduce CoinJar Exchange [https://exchange.coinjar.com/], an advanced cryptocurrency trading platform that supports high-frequency, low-latency execution for experienced traders. It’s also the fastest of its kind in Australia. What is CoinJar Exchange? CoinJar Exchange [https://exchange.coinjar.com/] is an advanced online digital currency
This is a guest blog post by Jessica Ellerm, CEO and Co-Founder of Zuper [http://bit.ly/CoinJarBlog], a superannuation fund helping Australians see and better understand their super and to invest part of their money in industries they care about. Previous to Zuper, Jessica spent 6+ years working for
Understanding the risks of any practice in which we trade, invest or spend money in is crucial for financial protection and preservation. This is fundamental to trading responsibly, and applies to any investments you make, not just with cryptocurrency. In this section of the Beginner’s Guide, we’ll outline
Released in 2014, the TREZOR marked the beginning of the Bitcoin hardware wallet. Produced by Satoshi Labs, the TREZOR could not only store Bitcoin independently of your computer but could do so while maintaining the functionality of a traditional web wallet. Thus, the TREZOR was the precursor to the many
The most common way to store and interface with the Bitcoin network is either by using software running locally on your computer or provided by a web service like CoinJar. Web-based bitcoin clients allow for greater flexibility around multiple devices and locations, and may come bundled with additional features such
The CoinJar team attended The Privacy Workshop [https://privacy.electronworkshop.com.au/] last Friday in Melbourne to discuss privacy in a digital world. Here are some of the CoinJar team’s highlights from the event: > “I really enjoyed seeing digital privacy gain more mainstream credence. Getting your hands dirty with
At CoinJar security is our top priority. To enhance customer account security we provide Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). When enabled, MFA requires that you authorise payments on at least one other device (such as your mobile phone) before a transaction can be processed. The following article describes MFA, and we have