Tag: Monero

Mine Monero on your PC

Start Mining Monero at Home with These Easy Steps

Even if you’ve just started in cryptocurrency you likely know that new Bitcoins are created through a process known as mining. You might not know that Bitcoin isn’t the only coin that can be mined – in fact there are...

/ April 12, 2018
Buying Monero with Localmonero

Buying Monero with LocalMonero – A Step by Step Guide

LocalMonero does just that, the website acts as an exchange platform that connects local buyers and sellers of the popular cryptocurrency. The platform offers similar functionality to Localbitcoins and helps users to securely transact fiat currencies for Monero (XMR). 2018...

/ April 8, 2018
Monero Hard Forks

Monero Hard Forks Successfully: Four New Projects The Result

It has indeed been quite an eventful past few weeks for Monero (XMR). The privacy conscious cryptocurrency has had to go through a hard fork in order to stave off the impact of ASIC miners on the network. The hard...

/ April 7, 2018
Poloniex Review

Poloniex Exchange Review: Complete Beginners Guide

Poloniex is one of the more well known exchanges and is based in The United States of America. Having been in operation since 2014, the exchange has been able to capture a significant portion of the market and experiences high...

/ March 22, 2018
RDoS Memcache Crytpo Ransom

The Latest Crypto Ransom Threat, Coming to a Server Near You

There has been extensive attacks that make use of malware and file encryption to extract monetary ransoms. Hackers will lock up important files on the machines of the victims and demand a payment in cryptocurrency. Now it seems as if...

/ March 4, 2018
Jenkins Vulnerability Mining

The Massive Undercover Mining Operation you Have Never Heard About

One of the biggest cryptocurrency mining operations has just been discovered. Spanning across the globe to numerous computers, the miners have been able to generate a hefty $3.4m in revenue. The mining operation in question is actually an exploitation by...

/ February 20, 2018
Monero Forking Risk Airdrop

Could Monero Forks and Airdrops Compromise User Privacy?

Hardforks and airdropped coins are always an attractive opportunity for cryptocurrency users. These are viewed as free giveaways and are often viewed as a bonus for the coin holder. Users often make the assumption that using the forked coins is...

/ February 14, 2018
Litecoin overtaking Bitcoin Darkweb

On The Dark Web, Litecoin is Gaining Ground on Bitcoin for Payments

Bitcoin has been the cryptocurrency of choice on darknet markets since its inception. However, the increased fees and slow transaction times are forcing darknet users to consider other coins. Indeed, Bitcoin has become too mainstream for criminals as the extent...

/ February 8, 2018
LiteCoin Monero Atomic Swap

Could Monero and Litecoin Eventually See an On-Chain Atomic Swap?

They seem to be the talk of the town today. Riccardo Spagni the head developer at Monero (XMR) and Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin seem to be interested in a potential collaboration. This was all started yesterday when Spagni,...

/ January 27, 2018
SpriteCoin Wallet Ransomware

Wallet Warning: SpriteCoin Installs Ransomware on User’s Devices

There is currently a cryptocurrency application that is promising to make its users really wealthy. However, when users install the infamous SpriteCoin wallet, they will have surrendered their files to ransomware and much more. This was first discovered by researchers...

/ January 25, 2018