Baidu Employee Jailed for Mining Crypto on 200 Company Servers
The search engine developer downloaded monero mining scripts onto 200 of Baidu's servers.
Monero is a privacy focused currency created in 2014. Thankful_for_today (username) on the Bitcointalk forum forked Bytecoin to create Monero, which was later maintained by the decentralized developer community. Monero is fungible meaning that involvement in previous transactions does not affect the value of any one coin as all transaction history is completely unknowable. Monero utilizes senders’ unique ring signatures, confidential, recipient addresses and Ring Confidential Transactions to enable privacy and prevent coins being spent more than once at a time.Blockchain 101
The Taiwan-based tech giant is to allow users of its Exodus 1S to mine monero, but it isn't going to make them rich.
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