What is Happening with Igot Doesn’t Define an Industry

It was rumors at first. It isn’t anymore. It is now confirmed that Igot.com, a Bitcoin exchange headquartered in Australia with three other regional offices around the world, is having cash flow difficulties and customers aren’t sure whether they will get back the money they invested through the company. For several days now, a login [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|Australian Bitcoin News|0 Comments

Smartbit: Australias first and fastest Blockchain Explorer

SmartBit.com.au launched recently with an innovative blockchain explorer, the first Australian based service providing the fastest blockchain exploration to date. They have built a service which focuses on Australians, this means that if smartbit isn’t go to blockchain explorer, it probably should be. Any blockchain query you might have will be validated by their service [...]

BuyaBitcoin has joined the ADCCA

BuyaBitcoin are now members of the Australian Digital Currency Commerce Association The ADCCA is a membership body which provides representation for Digital Currency Businesses and helps voice their opinions towards the Government and Financial Service sectors. We believe the ADCCA is important for developing Bitcoin in Australia as they act “As the Australian Digital Currency [...]

By | July 2nd, 2015|Australian Bitcoin News|0 Comments

How to Deal with CryptoLocker and other Ransomware

Ramsonware, the latest and greatest computer virus, it holds your files hostage and demands you pay up. CryptoLocker, CryptoWall and TorrentLock are becoming more and more prevalent; without preventative measure they leave the user with one choice, pay up or lose your data. Interestingly these types of attacks have been targeting Australians. Australia is the [...]

A Centrally Issued Cryptocurrency: The good and the bad

Issuing a Cryptocurrency by a national Central Bank is a difficult challenge, although Iceland and Ecuador already have their own. If implemented incorrectly it has the potential to cause systemic damage to the entire financial industry. The rewards are great; bottlenecks and compartmentalization within the existing system could be completely eradicated creating an internationally viable and streamline [...]

In memory of Adam Tepper

In memory of Adam Tepper 13 Feb 1981 – 26 Feb 2015 Last week the Australian Bitcoin Community lost one of our outstanding members. Adam Tepper died in a tragic motorbike accident while holidaying in Thailand last Wednesday. Adam was CEO of the Sydney, Australia based bitcoin exchange, Independent Reserve. Aged 34, Adam’s influence in [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|Australian Bitcoin News|0 Comments