MONERO

 

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Monero is a decentralized cryptocurrency, meaning it is secure digital cash operated by a network of users.

Monero uses ring signatures, ring confidential transactions, and stealth addresses to obfuscate the origins, amounts, and destinations of all transactions. Monero provides all the benefits of a decentralized cryptocurrency, without any of the typical privacy concessions.

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Darknet Empire Offline for Days Has Users Fearing DDoS Attack and Looming Scam
A popular darknet marketplace, Empire Market, has been reported to be offline for over 48 hours, making website users fretful as to the cause behind it.
US National Lab Computer Scientists Deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Thwart Illegal Crypto Mining
Los Alamos National Laboratory has created an artificial intelligence (AI) system capable of identifying malicious codes that mine cryptos such as Bitcoin.
Telecom Argentina Hit By Ransomware attack: Hackers Demand $7.5 Million Monero
Cyber attackers are demanding Monero ransom worth $7.5 million after taking control of Telecom Argentina’s internal network.
Microsoft Takes Down COVID-19 Cyber Criminals to Eliminate "Business Email Compromise" Attacks
Scammers have been taking advantage of COVID-19 and the worldwide economic crisis revolving around it to retrieve personal information and phish data from Microsoft users.
IRS Hoping to Deanonymize Monero and ZCash Privacy Coins to Prevent Cybercrime
The Criminal Investigation Division(CID) of the IRS are actively hiring private contractors to study and analyze privacy coins, as there has quite been a lot of fraudulent activities revolving around their usage.
Hacking Ransomware Group REvil Threatens to Strike Again
Previously known to be the company that has hacked big-name Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, REvil threatens to keep up with their devious activities. This time, the new scheme that they plan to carry out entails big-name celebrities, such as rap star Nicki Minaj, and NBA superstar Lebron James. They also extended their cyber-attacks to include Mariah Carey.
Is China Hacking Australia? Cryptojacking Cyberattacks Hit Hard Down Under
The Australian Cyber Security Center has published a report highlighting vulnerabilities that are being exploited by hackers using cryptojacking malware.
Norwegian Police Arrest Millionaire For Wife's Murder After Two-Year Goose Chase for Kidnappers Demanding $10M Monero Ransom
In October 2018, a Norwegian millionaire named Tom Hagen reported that his wife had been kidnapped and presented a ransom note to police that demanded $10 million worth of the privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero.
Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin Thinks Mining Monero on HTC Phones is a “Fool’s Game”
Ethereum co-creator has downplayed the partnership between HTC and Midas Labs, which enables Monero mining on mobile phones.
Fluffypony, the Master behind Monero Steps Down after 5 Years of Leadership
The Lead Maintainer of Monero, Riccardo Fluffypony Spagni, is to step down his position and take a more backup role. Snipa will become the new leader of Monero after Spagni's resignation.

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