Materials by tag Monero

Dec 03, 2018 at 16:51
Crypto Mining Malware has Become a New Way of Tricking Innocent Users
Ransomware has always been the main means of getting access to easy money for cybercriminals. However, the tendency shifted since new powerful financial technology began to evolve. Cryptocurrency mining platforms, especially those focused on Bitcoin and Monero, have become the favourite victims of malware programs.
Oct 15, 2018 at 13:03
Latest Adobe Flash Malicious Malware Includes Crypto Mining Software
Agreed, Adobe Flash still works, regrettably, and that means it's still employed as a method to target ignorant users with malicious malware. As you would think, the latest malware to attract big attention masks itself as an update to Flash to trick users into installing malevolent software.
Oct 02, 2018 at 14:50
Monero Fixes Key 'Burning Bug' Defect, Stopping Mass Devaluation
The creators of Monero (XMR) know it as the "burning bug" and they might have done nothing about it if a faceless user hadn't posed a clumsy hypothetical query on the crypto's subreddit last month.
Aug 05, 2018 at 10:46
Monero Glitch Allowed Hackers to Steal XMR From Crypto Exchanges
The Next Web's in-house crypto column recently reported that Monero, the paramount privacy-centric crypto, was subject to a  somewhat minor cybersecurity vulnerability.
Jun 14, 2018 at 15:50
Up to 5% of All Monero Currency has been Mined Through Malware
A report submitted by the researchers of Palo Alto Networks has shown that over 5% of all Monero digital currency currently in circulation has been mined with the elp of malware. More than 2% of the total hash rate per day is created by the devices infected with cryptocurrency mining hardware.
May 28, 2018 at 16:13
Credibility Threat: Monero Mining Malware Attacks Macs
A lot of Mac users described in the last few weeks that a process dubbed ‘mshelper’ was consuming a lot of CPU power, whirring fans a little too fast and totally draining their batteries within a very short time. This turned out that the process is highly related and associated with a type of malware created to mine for Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency.
May 22, 2018 at 10:37
Coincheck Confirmed Its Plans to Delist Monero, Augur, Dash, and Zcash
Recently hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has officially announced it will remove four major virtual coins from the trading list by June 18. The company needs to meet Japan’s Financial Service Agency (FSA) requirement which bans crypto coins with a high level of anonymity.  
May 02, 2018 at 14:51
UNICEF Australia Helps to Raise Funds for Charity by Mining Cryptocurrency
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Australia has set up a website that uses user’s computer power for mining the digital currency called Monero. All raised funds are going to be spent for the necessary products for vulnerable children around the world.
Mar 27, 2018 at 21:00
Monero Original will Support the Original Monero Blockchain
Monero Original team has announced support for the original Monero blockchain that will be kept and running after the Monero hard fork scheduled for the 6th of April 2018 at block #1546500.
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