Tag: Monero

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
Verge Privacy Coin

Verge (XVG): A Privacy Coin Worth Considering, Or Just Another Crypto?

2017 has been a smashingly successful year for the cryptocurrency space’s larger “privacy coins.” Consider how Dash (DASH) just became the second crypto ever behind Bitcoin to reach the $1,000 USD price point, or how Monero (XMR) is now above...

/ December 18, 2017
CryptoCurrency us on Darknet Markets

Status of CryptoCurrency use on the Darknet Markets

The online drug and weapons bazaars commonly known as the “dark net markets” (DNM) have had a tough time of late. This year saw law enforcement agencies effectively shutting down some of the biggest sites on the market including Alphabay...

/ November 17, 2017
UFC Website Monero Miner

UFC Website Gets Knocked Out with Coin Hive Miner

When it comes to pay per view entertainment in sport, nothing quite compares to live fighting. This is true of Boxing and Mixed Martial arts (MMA). The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the home of MMA and fans from all...

/ November 8, 2017
Monero IP Leak not Exploit

Why the Monero IP Address Leak is Not an Exploit

Monero has been touted as one of the only truly private cryptocurrencies out there. Together with ZCash, the goal of Monero was to make sure that users could send privately and with complete anonymity. With this, the project has grown...

/ October 24, 2017