Tag: Monero

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
The Case for Privacy Coins

Could Monero Ever Challenge Bitcoin? The Case for Privacy Coins

When Bitcoin was first envisioned and developed by Satoshi Nakamoto, the goal was to create a truly decentralised, anonymous and secure digital currency. The anonymity point was a strong one as people valued privacy. Due to the fact that Bitcoin...

/ January 16, 2018
Particl PART Crypto Review

Particl (PART): The New Privacy Coin on the Block. Worth It?

Privacy coins were all the rage in 2017, and there’s nothing seemingly slowing that trend going into the new year.¬†Alas, here enters Particl (PART), an upstart privacy coin that’s looking to make up ground on more entrenched privacy-based cryptocurrencies like...

/ January 10, 2018
Bitfury Tracking Transactions With Clustering

Bitfury Group Unveils Technology to Track Bitcoin Transactions

When you ask people about what they associate Bitcoin with, most will mention the fact that it is private. They believe that their transactions are secure and are mostly free from public scrutiny. However, many who know how blockchain technology...

/ January 8, 2018
Best Monero Storage Options

Storing Monero (XMR): Looking at Options for Long-Term Hodlers

Privacy coins, especially Monero (XMR), have been going on a tear in 2017. Maybe you’ve picked some moneros up for yourself to go along for the ride. If so, you’ve surely already noticed how there aren’t exactly a ton of...

/ December 30, 2017
Facebook Crypto Mining Bot

Crypto Mining Bot is Taking over Facebook Messenger

Mining Malware has been spreading across the web like the plague. From JavaScript mining code to specialised mining malware, hackers have been having a field day mining coins on the machines of some unsuspecting users. In all of these cases,...

/ December 25, 2017