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Nine Bugs, One “Critical,” Detected in Monero “Privacy Coin” Software

“White hat hackers” (friendly researchers) have discovered nine bugs in the code underpinning Monero, a “privacy cryptocurrency” network created in 2014 that is designed to conceal the identities of its users, Hard Fork reports. Up until March of this year, one of the bugs could… Read More

Former Employee Sues ZCash for Alleged Failure to Grant Promised Stock Options

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A former Senior Software Engineer at Zerocoin Electric Coin Company, the company behind “privacy coin” cryptocurrency ZCash, is suing his former employer for $2 million USD plus costs. Plaintiff Simon Liu alleges in court documents that Zerocoin failed to ever turn over 15 000 Zerocoin… Read More

Monero Developers Defend Their Cryptocurrency Against Allegations of Criminal Use

The development team behind the “privacy coin” Monero has taken exception to a Reuters report profiling the coin and highlighting its use by criminals. “For a story that ‘examines the features and characteristics of some of the alternatives to Bitcoin that have grabbed the attention… Read More

Binance’s Trust Wallet adds Zcoin Privacy Coin

Binance has added support for Zcoin (XZC), a privacy coin to Trust Wallet. The company said this was part of their ongoing commitment to privacy projects. Trust Wallet is the official wallet of Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in operation. Trust Wallet is a mobile… Read More

Creators Accused of Ripping Off Investors by Covertly “Premining” Bitcoin Private Coins

An accused “scammer,” “serial forker” of cryptocurrencies, the San Francisco Bay Area software engineer Rhett Creighton is in hot water this week on Twitter following the publication of an article by Coin Metrics alleging Creighton and fellow creators of “Bitcoin Private” of secretly pre-mining and… Read More

Monero-Mining Malware Getting More Sophisticated, Researchers Say

A sophisticated actor, or actors, is presently using an “evolving” type of crypto-jacking software to infect private systems from Mexico to India to Norway to Israel, commandeering them for the mining of Monero, a popular “privacy cryptocurrency” difficult to trace. The malware, called “KingMiner,” has been… Read More

Privacy Coin: Zcoin Implements “Dandelion” for Greater Crypto Anonymity

Zcoin creators say it has become the first “privacy coin” to adopt Dandelion to provide a higher degree of anonymity than provided in many other cryptocurrencies. Dandelion seeks to provide network privacy that further conceals the IP address of someone broadcasting a transaction on the blockchain…. Read More

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