New Malware Miner Sneakily Hides When Task Manager Is Open
Meet "Norman" – a new variant of monero-mining malware that employs crafty tricks to avoid being spotted.
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
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