The Monero Research Lab (MRL) releases Triptych on the 6th of January proposing trustless logarithmic-size ring signatures. As Monero’s core anonymity mechanism, research aimed at decreasing their size could improve the coin’s privacy significantly. Monero (XMR) is a privacy coin that uses several distinct mechanisms to obfuscate parts of a transaction. The primary line of […]
It’s another day in the world of cryptocurrencies and one more crypto malware to deal with. We are talking about the newly discovered crypto jacking malware BlackSquid. This malware uses web server exploits and brute-force attack to hit the network drives, removable drives, etc. Apparently, it uses eight exploits to infect a system. after accessing […]
The vulnerability discovered during the second audit could be used for denial of service attacks. It can enable hackers to breach into Monero nodes thereby creating a large DoS attack. But, developers have created a new Bulletproof protocol that really lives up to its name. The new protocol patched up a total of 8 critical issues, two medium-impact ones and 20 small vulnerabilities successfully found during the security audit.
Monero developers have patched a bug that could have affected the XMR ecosystem. The bug could burn digital currencies in the wallet with a loss of minor transaction fees of the attacker. It came into the notice when one of the community members reported about a hypothetical attack on the XMR subreddit. The blog explained about how this hypothetical attack works.
A group of hackers linked to the North Korean regime kept their efforts at crypto-extortion alive in 2020. According to a report published by Chainalysis, a group of North Korean hackers operating under the name “Lazarus” targeted several crypto-exchanges last year. One of the attacks involved creating a fake trading bot that had been offered […]
Bitcoin aim $10,500 after BTC managed a solid weekly close Within the last hour, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) surged above $10,000 to reach a new monthly peak of $10,315. The move came after a very uneventful weekly closing which saw CoinMarketCap’s top-ranked digital asset close above an significant downward trend of several years. A […]
The MGM Resort suffered a massive data breach in 2019 that exposed 142 million hotel guests. A hacker is selling the stolen database for about $2,900. According to the information revealed by ZDNet, the dark web market claims that data from 142,479,937 MGM hotel guests are on sale. Preferred payments are denominated in Bitcoin (BTC) […]
Following Bitcoin’s (BTC) flash crash, the world-famous whistleblower, Edward Snowden, is considering buying the dip. In a tweet posted on 13th March, Snowden – famous for disclosing top-secret documents that revealed the extent of American and British global surveillance operations – wrote: This is the first time in a while I’ve felt like buying bitcoin. […]
What graphics cards will best suit for crypto mining? This question puts many in a dilemma as the choice is large and manifold. The hype cycles around cryptocurrencies are comparable in their ups and downs to the British weather. This is primarily because of high volatility, which can reduce the entire stash of a potential […]
To win over crypto cybercriminals, the UK’s tax authority HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) wants to deploy a tech tool. The tool can help it identify cybercriminals trading in cryptocurrencies. It will be purely based on blockchain technology to effectively combat crypto cybercriminals. For this reason, the tax agency from Britain is now inviting suitable […]