Bit coins for absolute beginners

Bitcoins, The latest online virtual currency is getting more and more attention day by day, as an alternative to paypal, master and visa cards for making online transactions. Wikileaks and some other online anonymous hacktivist group has started to accept donations in bitcoins, on 27th June the activist group called Lulzsec tweeted “Get yourself a slice of MyBitCoin, Liberty Reserve, WebMoney, Neteller, Moneybookers, and start using prepaid credit and gift cards.” Wikileaks posted a tweeter message with their bitcoin address. Following these announcements ebay stock value plunges over $1 billion.