Browsing the "Monero" Tag

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.

Saying Goodbye to the Blockchain Romantics

| Elly Zhang

Decentralization may sound like a sexy concept, but realism may be a better real-deal solution, argues Elly Zhang.

US Government Interested in Tracking Privacy Coins, New Document Shows

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to find out if it's feasible to track transactions conducted using privacy coins.

A Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange That’s Almost Decentralized

| Leigh Cuen

Bisq is launching a bitcoin-based token to pay code contributors and a DAO to manage payouts, all in service of further decentralizing the exchange.

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.

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.

Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices

| Christine Kim

Coinhive was installed on more than 170,000 devices in Brazil last month.

A Small Crypto Coin Is Making Big Claims About a Private Proof-of-Stake

| Brady Dale

Even though it's yet to gain much notoriety, token project Spectre is innovating in a trending area – private staking for proof-of-stake…

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Monero-Style Privacy Is Ready for Ethereum – Who Will Implement It?

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A new white paper contends that monero-style privacy can be implemented on ethereum without much work.