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Monero gains in value amid Bitcoin correction

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The private altcoin Monero (XMR) began to grow steadily last week. Moreover, this coin is increasing in price against the backdrop of a negative trend that dominates the crypto market. In the last 24 hours alone, the altcoin has risen in price by 6.5% to $228.32. Last Thursday, January 15, the XMR...

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Monero adds in price amid record high network activity

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The private altcoin Monero (XMR) has been rising in price since mid-August. Over the past 24 hours, the rate of the cryptocurrency has increased by another 16%. The capitalization of XMR on Monday, August 23, reached $ 5.9 billion. The coin climbed to 28th place in the ranking of the largest...

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Former Monero developer arrested by US law enforcement

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The former developer of the most anonymous and scandalous cryptocurrency project Monero - Riccardo Spagni, was recently arrested by the US police at the request of South Africa. According to reports, the arrest was made while the man was on the plane while refueling in Tennessee. It is known that...

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Monero (XMR) Price Hit a 3-Year High

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Recent developments of the Monero network resulted in its price surge which reached a 3-year record and now is near to an all-time high set in 2017. XMR price surged above $424 for the first time since December 2017, when it hit $470. The token ranks 22nd by market cap which stands at around $7.1...

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Large darknet market stopped accepting payments in BTC

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The darknet marketplace White House Market stopped supporting the leading cryptocurrency and began to accept payments only in Monero (XMR). The reason for the decision was "unexpected blocking of access from the Tor network." It was influenced by a change in the API of the MorphToken...

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Monero address activity has skyrocketed

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Twitter users have noticed a sharp increase in addresses on the Monero network (XMR). According to BitinfoCharts, the number of daily transactions on December 7 exceeded 22,000. This is the highest figure in the entire history of the blockchain. For 12 months, the transaction activity of Monero...

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Cypherpunk ditches Ether and Monero in favor of Bitcoin

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Another financial giant reported an increase in investment in bitcoin. Canadian investment firm Cypherpunk announced last Thursday that it had purchased 72,979 BTC since June 30, 2020. The increase in Bitcoin reserves was the result of the liquidation of the company's assets in Ether (ETH) and...

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Monero hits its highest price for 2020

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Apart from Bitcoin, Monero also peaked in 2020. XMR's price today is the highest in more than two years, since September 2018. The all-time maximum was reached on January 9, 2018, when, during a speculative bubble, the price was at $ 542, followed by a sharp drop, which in August of the same year...

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Monero has updated the max after activating the Oxygen fork

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On October 17, the Monero (XMR) developers reported on the successful network upgrade of the project. Fork Oxygen Orion was announced back in September this year. The team said in a statement that the updated version of the network would become more productive. It will integrate tools that increase...

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Monero to release a guide to listing anonymous cryptos

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The Monero cryptocurrency community (XMR) and privacy protocol developers at Tari Labs are preparing a guide for exchanges on working with privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies. The publication of the document, entitled "Fundamental Factors and Regulation of Cryptocurrencies with Support for...

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Botnet infected 5000 computers for hidden mining of Monero

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Specialists from Cisco Talos have found the Prometei botnet, which used computer systems to extract Monero (XMR). It was reported in the company's blog. Prometei is capable of disabling security controls, copying files, and disguising itself as other programs to set up illegal mining operations....

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1000 corporate servers mined Monero for hackers

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The hacker group Blue Mockingbird hacked at least a thousand corporate servers to install a hidden miner for the Monero cryptocurrency on them, ZDNet reports. According to cybersecurity experts from Red Canary, hackers exploited vulnerability CVE-2019-18935 in the platform of client interface...

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Bitcoin remains the most popular cryptocurrency in darknet

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Bitcoin is used much more actively in the darknet than the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Zcash. This is stated in a study by Rand Corporation commissioned by Electric Coin Company. Representatives of Rand Corporation emphasize that "the presence of Zcash in the darknet is negligible."...

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Monero mining will be available on HTC EXODUS 1S smartphones

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Smartphone maker HTC has announced a partnership with Midas Labs ASIC device developer, so EXODUS 1S owners will be able to mine Monero in the DeMiner application. It is reported by The Block. According to the main blockchain developer of HTC Phil Chen, the upcoming application in the second...

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Microsoft servers were infected for Vollar and Monero mining

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Users of Microsoft SQL were becoming victims of a malicious OS. Attackers managed to covertly extract Monero and another dollar-tied altcoin Vollar (VDS), which combines elements of privacy and smart contracts. The name of the Vollgar botnet refers to this token, as well as a rough way to gain...

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Human Rights Foundation began accepting donations in Bitcoin

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Human Rights Foundation has announced that it will accept donations in bitcoins through the BTC Pay Server. HRF now accepts #Bitcoin donations through @BtcpayServer!A great project that helps with privacy + doesn’t collect your information. Special thanks to @artdesignbySF for his design work....

Privacy coins face existential peril amid regulatory pinch

Privacy coins face existential peril amid regulatory pinch

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Several crypto coins, which are known as privacy coins, have long delighted libertarians and frustrated law enforcement, are feeling the pinch of a step up in regulation. Privacy coins like Dash, Monero and Zcash are making it difficult for exchanges and custodians to comply with fresh...