Monero’s Bulletproofs Implementation Receives a Favorable Audit

By | July 17, 2018

Monero’s Bulletproofs Implementation Receives a Favorable Audit Monero’s developers have been working on various new features meant to improve the privacy-oriented currency. One of the developments to keep an eye on goes by the name of Bulletproofs. This particular feature has proven difficult to integrate, although an initial security audit byKudelski Security shows the implementation is going according to plan.… Read More »

Torrent Site Pirate Bay Warns Users About Monero Mining Software

By | July 10, 2018

Torrent Site Pirate Bay Warns Users About Monero Mining Software Torrent website The Pirate Bay is doubling down on its plan to use visitors’ processing power to mine crypto. In a disclaimer recently added to the bottom of its homepage, the website said that “by entering TPB you agree to [monero] being mined using your CPU. If you… Read More »

Pirate Bay Website Continues Harnessing Visitors’ CPUs To Loot Monero

By | July 10, 2018

Pirate Bay Website Continues Harnessing Visitors’ CPUs To Loot Monero Torrent website the Pirate Bay, has begun using the processing power of visitors’ computers to mine Monero. In September, The Pirate Bay (TPB) began using visitors’ processing power to mine Monero (XMR). Initially, the site described this as an experiment that was supposed to use only a portion… Read More »

Monero Price: Big Gains may not Result in Stable Support

By | June 25, 2018

Monero Price: Big Gains may not Result in Stable Support It has been a rather interesting 24-hour period for most cryptocurrencies on the market today. Interestingly enough, most people tend to overlook the Monero price in this regard. While it may not be in the top 10 any longer, it is evident the 24-hour gains should not be… Read More »

Monero Community Proposes Overhaul of GUI Wallet to Improve Usability

By | June 19, 2018

Monero Community Proposes Overhaul of GUI Wallet to Improve Usability Innovation is not hard to come by in the cryptocurrency sector. Although most of these changes are taking place behind the scenes, community feedback also plays an integral role in the process. One particular proposal to make Monero’s GUI client more user-friendly is attracting a fair amount of… Read More »

Japan: 16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report

By | June 16, 2018

Japan: 16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report Japanese prosecutors from 10 prefectures have arrested 16 individuals suspected of involvement in an ongoing criminal case of cryptojacking, local news outlet The Asahi Shimbun reports June 15. Cryptojacking is the practice of using unsuspecting users’ processing power in order to mine cryptocurrency for the attacker. According to… Read More »

Every twentieth Monero coin is mined by a hidden miner

By | June 14, 2018

Every twentieth Monero coin is mined by a hidden miner At least 5% of the issued Monero coins were mined by malicious software. About 2% of the total hash rate of the Monero network comes from devices infected with malicious programs that mine this famous anonymous cryptocurrency, researchers of the cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks found out. Experts… Read More »

5 Percent of Monero in Circulation Was Mined Through Malware, Research Finds

By | June 13, 2018

5 Percent of Monero in Circulation Was Mined Through Malware, Research Finds A June 11 report by network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks has found that around 5 percent of all Monero (XMR) in circulation was mined maliciously. According to the research, the mining has been done via cryptojacking, the practice of using other users’ computers’… Read More »

Japanese Police Investigate Cryptojacking Case Involving Coinhive Monero Mining Software

By | June 12, 2018

Japanese Police Investigate Cryptojacking Case Involving Coinhive Monero Mining Software Japanese police are investigating a case of cryptojacking that involves Monero-mining software Coinhive, sources familiar with the matter told local news outlet Mainichi June 12. Investigators suspect that the alleged culprits are in violation of the law banning the use of computer viruses. According to the sources, the… Read More »

Monero Insider: “Monero Open For GitLab Move After GitHub Acquisition”: Monero (XMR) Technical Analysis for June 9, 2018

By | June 8, 2018

Monero Insider: “Monero Open For GitLab Move After GitHub Acquisition”: Monero (XMR) Technical Analysis for June 9, 2018 Most people know Monero as a privacy-centric coin. Monero’s team would do anything to remain reputable in that sector. This is partly the reason why its valuation exceeds $2.5 billion. In recent weeks though, GitHub acquisition may end up fueling… Read More »