Beware of Microsoft Windows Malware, Warns Singapore Regulators
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Beware of Microsoft Windows Malware, Warns Singapore Regulators

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has recently issued a warning to financial institutions after 4 high-risk bugs were found in Microsoft’s Windows system. Windows-Based...

Christine Vasileva | 2 days ago
John McAfee Drops Bitcoin, Calls it 'Ancient Technology'
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John McAfee Drops Bitcoin, Calls it ‘Ancient Technology’

The crypto world was more than amused when anti-virus mogul John McAfee famously said he would consume his own manhood on live TV if bitcoin wasn’t at $1 million by the end of this...

Martin Young | 2 weeks ago
5 Cryptos You Can Still Mine profitably From Your PC
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5 Cryptos You Can Still Mine Profitably From Your PC

Mining, for most crypto coins, is a resource-heavy activity. The intricacies of algorithms also make them especially fit for graphic card mining. But there are still projects which are...

Christine Vasileva | 3 weeks ago
Europol: Monero Payments Cannot be Traced
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Europol: Monero Payments Cannot be Traced

When Monero (XMR) users choose to veil their transactions, they cannot be traced between the sender and receiver. This finding by an Europol official contradicts previous discoveries...

Christine Vasileva | 3 weeks ago
Taylor Swift image used to conceal malicious crypto mining code
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Taylor Swift Photo Hides Malicious Crypto-Mining Code

Concealed crypto mining – using infected computers to produce hashes for specific types of coins – is using more ingenious methods to hide from operating systems. The...

Christine Vasileva | 1 month ago
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Monero Warns Users of Malware Ahead of Hard Fork

XMR users who downloaded binary files in the past 24 hours or so might have installed malware, Monero said via its official site getmonero.org. Users Notice Weird Binary Files Some of...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 months ago
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Mimblewimble Attacked Using $60 Per Week on AWS

Ivan Bogatyy of Dragonfly Research says he was able to use as little as $60 per week on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to expose a critical vulnerability on the Mimblewimble (MW) privacy...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago
Monero Adopts Brand New Consensus Algorithm to Fend Off Crypto Miners
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Monero (XMR) Adopts New PoW Algorithm to Fight Off ASICs

Monero (XMR) has to deal with the inflow of specialized ASIC machines taking over mining on its network. After several ASIC-disabling forks, which slightly tweaked the CryptoNight...

Christine Vasileva | 3 months ago
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Privacy Coins Must Change to Survive as Delistings Loom

Privacy coins are facing a threat over the latest regulatory requirements for transparency. Relatively well-accepted assets like Dash (DASH), Monero (XMR), and ZCash (ZEC) will have to...

Christine Vasileva | 4 months ago
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Cryptojacking Campaigns Rose 29% in Q1, McAfee Says

In the first quarter of 2019, cryptojacking campaigns aimed at victims’ PCs to mine cryptocurrencies rose 29%, according to a recent report by security software provider McAfee...

Anatol Antonovici | 5 months ago
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SimpleFX adds Monero and Ethereum Classic accounts

The award-winning global mobile-friendly trading platform now offers accounts in 22 different currencies (including seven cryptocurrencies). SimpleFX has just released Monero and...

Bitcoinist | 8 months ago
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Monero Successfully Upgrades Its Protocol

Monero (XMR), a privacy-focused cryptocurrency launched in 2014, announced that it has successfully performed a protocol upgrade on March 9, 2019.  Hard Fork Aims to Improve...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 11 months ago

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