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Monero and Zcash Conferences Showcase Their Differences (And Links)

| Leigh Cuen

The future of privacy coins relies on technologists getting the governance setup right. Here are both sides of the zcash debate.

New Monero Botnet Looks Like Last Year’s Outlaw Attack

| Daniel Kuhn

A rogue botnet uses a brute force attack and Secure Shell (SSH) exploit to give the attackers remote access to victim’s systems in order to mine…

Inside Monero’s ‘Last Ditch Effort’ to Block Crypto Mining ASICs

| Christine Kim

The Monero community is making one last attempt to block specialized mining hardware devices from the network.

Privacy Crypto Monero Celebrates Its 5th Birthday

| Christine Kim

The privacy coin Monero celebrated yesterday five years of existence.

This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers

| Yogita Khatri

In an apparent first, a relatively new form of malware uninstalls security programs to avoid detection and mine crypto on cloud servers.

Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of All Monero, Says Research

| Yogita Khatri

Hackers have mined at least 4.32 percent of the total monero in circulation, worth nearly $40 million today, according to new research.

Monero Fees Fall to Almost Zero After ‘Bulletproofs’ Upgrade

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Monero's "bulletproofs" hard fork has led to a major reduction in transaction fees.

Monero to Become First Billion-Dollar Crypto to Implement ‘Bulletproofs’ Tech

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A highly anticipated technology designed to make blockchain privacy features more scalable will be tested on Monero soon.

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One Musician’s Creative Solution to Drive ASICs Off Monero

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Howard Chu, a monero core dev and musician, has created an algorithm that he thinks will keep ASICS at bay on the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency.