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Scary Monero Flaw Patched to Kill Crypto Exchange Theft Threat

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Monero developers have revealed nine security flaws, and one of them can be exploited to steal XMR from cryptocurrency exchanges. Two critical Monero bugs discovered "By mining a specially crafted block, that still passes daemon verification an attacker can create a miner transaction that appears to the wallet to include sum of XMR picked by the attacker. It is our belief that this can be...

CryptoNote Currency Bug Allowed Creation of Unlimited Number of Coins

Recently, the team behind Monero (XMR), the anonymous cryptocurrency that saw its price surge after darknet market AlphaBay started accepting it as a payment method, discovered a bug in CryptoNote-based currencies that allowed double-spending, meaning an infinite amount of coins could be created. Thanks to the exploit, the coins were created in an undetectable way, unless the observer knew about...

INTCoin Sets June 7 Launch Date, Featuring Anonymity and Speed of Payment

This is a sponsored story. INTCoin, a next generation decentralized currency developed by a global team, has announced a launch date of June 7. The decentralized currency takes advantage of blockchain capabilities for instant transactions with a minimum fee. While there are many cryptocurrencies on the market today, the INTCoin development team recognized that many special features have been...

CryptoNote Team Responds to Monero “Coin-Killer” Threat

Last week, a bitcointalk hero-level community member by the name of “BitcoinEXpress” announced that he found an Achille's Heel-like vulnerability in CryptoNote, a highly-sophisticated and secure cryptography technology. BitcoinEXpress said that someone could attack Monero, a cryptocurrency that uses CryptoNote, because of this vulnerability. In a post, BitcoinEXpress said the following about a...

DuckNote Exclusive Interview - Physically prevents against ASIC mining

DuckNote was selected as today's Random Coin of the Day as it makes ASIC mining infeasible due to its use of CryptoNote technology. DuckNote is also blockchain analysis resistant and employs similar distribution methods as that of Bitcoin. The team is marketing DuckNote with humour in the same fashion that DogeCoin did previously. While DuckNote is trading for very little right now, it has...

Monero Market Added To Poloniex Cryptocurrency Exchange

Monero (XMR) is an cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote protocol that touts anonymity as one of its winning features. Recently, United States cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex added a new Monero market to its list of features. The addition makes Monero not only the first altcoin to establish its own market pairing since Litecoin on Poloniex, but also the first Monero direct market in existence...

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