Subaddresses are an excellent, simple OpSec tool for the vast majority of people, but they are not perfect. Users who prioritize their privacy over convenience should use addresses derived from separate seeds as needed. However, most users should rest assured that this edge case will not impact most users in practice. The best, simple way to achieve reasonable unlinkability remains through the use of subaddresses.
Monero hash rate spike has almost trebled. Monero’s latest rules have resulted in extensive changes to the network and eventually tripled the currency’s hash rate. Also, the advantages associated with expensive high-end hardware have now reduced, meaning more power to the general public.
Monero’s compliance workgroup concludes that FinCEN Funds Travel Rule does not apply to underlying assets and cryptocurrencies such as XMR.
DiaryCoin – Litecoin co-founder, Charlie Lee expresses his interest in Monero (XMR)
The Monero developers have successfully completed another network upgrade, which introduced a new core algorithm known as RandomX.
Crypto exchange BitBay on Monday announced its decision to end trading support with Monero (XMR), a privacy-focused digital currency.
To put the financial gains in perspective, an average system would likely generate about $0.25 of Monero per day, meaning that an adversary who has enlisted 2,000 victims (not a hard feat), could generate $500 per day or $182,500 per year. Talos has observed botnets consisting of millions of infected systems, which using our previous logic means that these systems could be leveraged to generate more than $100 million per year theoretically
Poland-headquartered, Central and Eastern Europe-focused cryptocurrency exchange BitBay said it will delist Monero (XMR) early next year.
Some users noticed the hash of the binaries they downloaded did not match the expected one
Monero (XMR) – the Don Quixote of gpu mining keeps fighting the windmills (asics). Such efforts are noble, but very misguided. By using experimental and untested new proof of work mechanisms developers introduce unnecessary risk into the system
The developers of the privacy coin Monero (XMR) are testing the new Proof of Work RandomX mechanism with the aim of once again eliminating ASICs and FPGAs