Tag: XMR

  • Altcoins

    Litecoin Dark Web Adoption Rises as Monero Privacy Flaw is Exposed

    The dark web has been pretty beneficial to different cryptocurrencies. It is how Bitcoin suddenly began gaining traction years ago. In the past twelve months, a few competing currencies have also begun gaining traction on the dark web. It seems this competition is heating up as we speak....

    JP Buntinx | March 28, 2018 | 8:30 am
  • Altcoins

    Internet Providers Caught Deploying Crypto Mining Malware

    If it wasn’t bad enough with hackers and dodgy websites trying to hijack your computer hardware to mine some crypto coins, ISPs have been discovered doing it also. Governments, or agencies closely linked to them, have been caught commandeering local internet connections in order to inject mining malware....

    Martin Young | March 10, 2018 | 8:00 am
  • Monero
    Altcoins

    Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: Top Cryptocurrency is Monero

    FOMO Moments As we roll into the weekend markets have gone predictably red once again. Bitcoin is up a couple of percent but most of the altcoins are sliding during the morning trading session in Asia. One however stands out from the rest and today the leading altcoin...

    Martin Young | March 3, 2018 | 4:35 am
  • Monero
    Altcoins

    Monero to Hard Fork with MoneroV Coming in Mid-March

    Hard forks in the crypto sphere are now commonplace, Bitcoin had countless blockchain splits over the past year. Just last month Litecoin forked amid a lot of controversy, much of which came from the founder of the original. Forks tend to draw in those looking for a quick...

    Martin Young | March 1, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • salon
    Altcoins

    View Adds Or Mine Cryptocurrency, Salon Gives You The Choice

    Deal with ads and pop-ups or become a corporate crypto-mining minion. These will be your choices from now on when you go to Salon’s website. Add free for miners In a bid to replace revenue lost from the number of browsers who have enabled ad-blocking programs Salon will now...

    John McMahon | February 14, 2018 | 4:30 am
  • security
    Altcoins

    Telegram Messenger App Exploited by Mining Malware

    Yet another day brings yet another tale of woe about mining malware. Back in the day we had viruses and worms to worry about, and then came a surge of spyware, today the hackers want your computer to mine them more Monero. The latest victim is messenger app...

    Martin Young | February 14, 2018 | 3:10 am
  • Hacked
    Crypto

    UK, Australian Government Websites Cryptojacked by Mining Malware

    Mining malware is spreading like wildfire, every week now we run another story on some platform or other falling victim to it. As cryptocurrencies become far more lucrative than ransomware or identity theft incidents of exploits will only increase. Various governmental departments in Australia and the UK were...

    Martin Young | February 12, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Hacked
    Crypto

    Crypto Mining Malware Attacking Android in China

    Security researchers have discovered more malicious mining software that exploits Google’s Android operating system. Attackers are constantly seeking out vulnerabilities in popular platforms and none gets bigger than Android which powers millions of machines. This new thread has managed to infect thousands of systems within days according to...

    Martin Young | February 7, 2018 | 11:15 am
  • Multisig support Monero
    Altcoins

    The Next Monero Client Release Will Have Full Multisig Support

    A good and useful cryptocurrency needs specific features to succeed. Not only does it need to be fungible, but it also requires secure storage solutions. In the Bitcoin world, using multisignature support has almost become the new normal. Things are a bit different when it comes to the...

    JP Buntinx | December 18, 2017 | 11:00 am
  • Monero
    Altcoins

    Dozens of Artists Accept Monero Payments Instead of BTC or ETH

    There have always been concerns over using Bitcoin as a currency. Not only is it not straightforward for most consumers, the number of platforms accepting BTC is also limited. That situation is slowly coming to change, but other things are happening as well. A lot of major musicians...

    JP Buntinx | December 6, 2017 | 11:00 am

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