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Bail Bloc Is Mining Monero (XMR) to Help Bail out ICE Detainees

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Bail Bloc Is Mining Monero (XMR) to Help Bail out ICE Detainees

The news outlet Observer reported on December 12, 2018, that Bail Bloc would be directing their Monero mining contributions to bail migrants out in ICE detention facilities. The “cryptocurrency scheme against bail” is partnering with the Immigrant Bail Fund to help the roughly 44,000 detainees finance their indemnity. ICE and the Ethics of Bail Following the massive influx of economic…

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Swiss Residents Can Now Buy Monero (XMR) at Bity-Operated Crypto ATMs

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Swiss Residents Can Now Buy Monero (XMR) at Bity-Operated Crypto ATMs

Blockchain startup Bity has announced that its cryptocurrency ATMs deployed across Switzerland will now support the purchase of Monero (XMR) tokens. The company has listed the addresses and operating hours of its machines in a post published December 4, 2018. The Gold Standard of Privacy Coins Denominations of the privacy coin can be purchased effective immediately in exchange for Swiss…

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Private No More: U.S. Authorities Developing Techniques to Track Cryptocurrencies Like Monero and Zcash

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Private No More: U.S. Authorities Developing Techniques to Track Cryptocurrencies Like Monero and Zcash

A pre-solicitation document published by the Department of Homeland Security’s Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR), on November 30, 2018, hints that the U.S. authorities might be on their way to deanonymize private cryptocurrency transactions. This development might have a tremendous impact on privacy-centric digital currencies like Zcash (ZEC), and Monero (XMR). ZCash, Monero under the Radar Perhaps it’s time…

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Cybercriminals Attack Make-a-Wish Website to Mine Monero

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Cybercriminals Attack Make-a-Wish Website to Mine Monero

The recent victim to a cryptojacking attack is U.S.-based non-profit organization Make-A-Wish Foundation’s website. Since March 2018, the hacker has been taking advantage of the Drupal vulnerability to mine Monero cryptocurrency, as per research findings from an independent research lab.  Exploiting Drupal Vulnerability On November 19, A crypto research firm Trustwave SpiderLabs findings suggest that cybercriminals infused a crypto mining…

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Interstellar Announces Pre-Release of Its Bulletproofs Implementation

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Interstellar Announces Pre-Release of Its Bulletproofs Implementation

Interstellar, a cryptocurrency wallet and decentralized exchange powered by the Stellar network, has launched the pre-release version of our Bulletproofs implementation, an important building block for a range of privacy-preserving protocols, the company announced in a blog post on November 8, 2018. Stable Interface for Creating and Verifying Range Proofs Popular online wallet and cryptocurrency exchange Interstellar has announced the…

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Monero Lead Developer Calls Ethereum an “Idiotic and Unscalable Idea”

Category: Altcoins, Ethereum, Finance, News, Platform, Tech

Monero Lead Developer Calls Ethereum an “Idiotic and Unscalable Idea”

On November 3, Monero Core team member and lead developer Riccardo Spagni launched a broadside against Ethereum, stating that the world’s second largest blockchain is fundamentally flawed and is built on a non-solid basis that emphasizes the provision of solutions to problems that do not exist. ‘Not Invented Here Syndrome’ Writing on his Twitter account on Saturday, Spagni took aim…

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Everything You Need to Know About Monero’s Upcoming “Beryllium Bullet” Hard Fork

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Everything You Need to Know About Monero’s Upcoming “Beryllium Bullet” Hard Fork

Monero announced to miners and users alike the scheduled hard fork for October 18th, in a blog post listing the details of the “Beryllium Bullet” release. A whole slew of updates is announced with some of the major ones being Bulletproofs enabled for reduced transaction size and an updated PoW algorithm to be less ASIC friendly. As with any hard…

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Flash Exploited by Cryptojackers to Mine Monero, Over 100 Instances Flagged by Adobe

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Flash Exploited by Cryptojackers to Mine Monero, Over 100 Instances Flagged by Adobe

Adobe’s Flash Player, once a prominent feature of the last decade to enable millions around the world to play internet games, has made its way to the hackers’ arsenal as they look to leverage all forms of customer-facing software to illegally mine cryptocurrencies, reported Finance Magnates on October 12, 2018. Old Tricks, new Rewards Research published by the cybersecurity research…

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Six Reasons Why Privacy Coins Are Not Just For Criminals

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Six Reasons Why Privacy Coins Are Not Just For Criminals

Privacy-centric digital currencies are coming under more scrutiny as their use on dark web marketplaces is on the rise. Law enforcement agencies and several financial regulators are concerned that anonymous digital currencies could be used to facilitate terrorist financing and money laundering in a de facto untraceable manner. Japan, for example, has already acted on these concerns and have prohibited…

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Monero Releases “Best Practices” to Help Keep Users Safe

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Monero Releases “Best Practices” to Help Keep Users Safe

Monero, one of the most prominent privacy-focused cryptocurrencies, recently released a series of pages collectively called “Monero Best Practices.” The collection has tips for those looking to handle their Monero in the safest manner possible and has useful information for beginners and veterans alike. In total, there are seven pages with topics spanning from setting up your first wallet to…

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