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Monero Developers Patch Bug Allowing Attackers to ‘Burn’ Crypto Exchange Deposits. The developers of privacy-minded cryptocurrency monero have patched a bug that would have allowed an attacker to cause significant damage to cryptocurrency exchanges as well as XMR-friendly merchants. The Now-Patched Monero Bug Put Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Merchants at Great Risk: Addressed throughRead More →

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On the 3rd of August, a group of Brazilian systems were infected by a malicious software that targets a specific brand of routers for its nefarious activities. This was discovered by Simon Kenin, a TrustWave researcher who said that the router MicroTik is being targeted and over 200,000 routers were thenRead More →

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Privacy Coin Monero (XMR) successfully completes the first audit for its new “bulletproofs” protocol. In an official blog post back in December of last year, Monero announced its intentions to pursue including the bulletproofs mechanism into its protocol. They further stated that bulletproofs would lead to “massive space savings, better verification times,Read More →

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California-based blockchain and cryptocurrency security firm CipherTrace released its Q2 2018 report this month and noted the rise of cryptocurrency crime, money laundering, and other illicit activities. One particular item of note was that $1.3 billion has been laundered through cryptocurrency tools such as bitcoin tumblers and privacy-centric altcoins i.eRead More →