Monero Warns Users of Malware Ahead of Hard Fork

XMR users who downloaded binary files in the past 24 hours or so might have installed malware, Monero said via its official site getmonero.org. Users Notice Weird Binary Files Some of the CLI binary files that users downloaded from getmonero have been compromised, according to Monero developers. Users spotted the issue when they saw that […]

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Russian Bitcoin Miner Wants To Control 20 Percent of Global BTC Mining

Bitcoin mining will breathe new life in a closed Russian aluminum plant which lost access to American customers following the introduction of U.S. sanctions in April 2018. Russian Mining Company’s (RMC) Dmitry Marichinev wants to ramp up BTC mining across Russia. For this, he has sought ground in the Nadvoitsky Aluminum Plant (NAZ) in Karelia. […]

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Vertcoin 51% Attack Could Have Caused $100K in Double Spending

Vertcoin has been experiencing ongoing 51% attacks, reportedly resulting in $100K of double spending on the network.  Rough Couple of Months for Vertcoin In a detailed blog post, Coinbase security engineer Mark Nesbitt revealed that Vertcoin’s network went through repeated 51% attacks, with the largest reorganization having a length of 310 blocks and a depth […]

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