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Patents filed by CipherTrace for tracing Monero transactions

On Friday, CipherTrace, a crypto analytics firm, announced that it had filed two patents for technology capable of tracing privacy coin Monero transactions. The company stated in a Nov. 20 CipherTrace blog that the patents would include forensic tools to explore Monero (XMR) transaction flows to assist in financial investigations, statistical and probabilistic methods for […]

North Korea’s Crypto-Extortion Efforts Have Expanded Considerably in 2020

North Korea’s Crypto-Extortion Efforts Have Expanded Considerably in 2020

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 […]

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Top Graphics Cards to Choose for Crypto Mining Profit

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 […]

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Monero’s Triptych Research Could Vastly Improve its Anonymity

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 […]

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Monero Team Debugs the “Burning Bug”

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.