Browsing the "Monero" Tag

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

| Daniel Palmer

Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.

New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

| Yogita Khatri

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.

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.

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.