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Bitcoin schemes in South Africa

The question of how to ‘join bitcoin’ or ‘invest’ in bitcoin in South Africa, is a common one, usually from someone looking for the next way to make fast money, not from someone genuinely interested in bitcoin, the Blockchain, or crypto currencies in general. (Please also see our articles on Cloud Mining and Mining schemes […]

bitcoin-halving

What exactly is the bitcoin halving? There is a limited supply of bitcoins. There will never be more than 21 million bitcoins ever, and this will never change. Bitcoin is a deflationary store of value with a limited supply, like a digital version of gold, and unlike regular currencies. With normal fiat currency central banks […]

bitcoin debit card

UPDATE!!! This is an old post, there is a NEW post about a bitcoin debit card that works in South Africa here: https://www.bitcoinzar.co.za/bitcoin-debit-card-south-africa/ The information below is OLD an no longer applies to South Africa.   A bitcoin debit card allows users to spend their bitcoins anywhere that VISA or Mastercard are accepted as a […]

If you would like to do a bitcoin course to get a better understanding of bitcoin, the Bitcoin Academy in Cape Town can help. Bitcoin and blockchain training courses are provided to teach you or your staff about this amazing technology. The Bitcoin Academy in Cape Town has partnered with BitHub and the Cape Innovation […]

Ransomware - CryptoWall, Cryptolocker

Ransomware malware is a new kind of virus or software program, that encrypts the data of victim’s computers, rendering it unusable until a ransom is paid to the bad guys. CryptoLocker and CryptoWall are two of the most well known versions, but there are many copycats going around that all essentially do the same thing. […]