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MONERO : Official Monero site delivers malicious cash-grabbing wallet

MONERO : Official Monero site delivers malicious cash-grabbing wallet

On 18 November, somebody swapped out the legitimate command line wallet binaries for the Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency and replaced them with software that stole users’ funds. The malicious versions of the Linux and Windows binaries were first spotted by a user on Monday who noticed that the software failed an integrity check. Like a lot…

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MONERO : Another Crypto Exchange is Dropping Privacy Coin Monero Over Compliance Risk

MONERO : Another Crypto Exchange is Dropping Privacy Coin Monero Over Compliance Risk

Nov 26, 2019 at 12:20 UTCUpdated Dec 2, 2019 at 01:32 UTCAnother Crypto Exchange Is Dropping Privacy Coin Monero Over Compliance RiskA Northern European digital assets exchange is to delist the privacy-focused monero cryptocurrency to align with international anti-money-laundering standards.Estonia-based BitBay announced Monday that monero (XML) will no longer be tradeable from Feb. 19, 2020.…

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MONERO : Stantinko botnet caught using YouTube to mine Monero cryptocurrency

MONERO : Stantinko botnet caught using YouTube to mine Monero cryptocurrency

The Stantinko botnet, which is thought to have infected at least 500,000 devices worldwide, has now added cryptomining to its toolset — and it’s been using YouTube to evade detection. According to researchers at cybersecurity solutions provider ESET, the botnet’s operators are now distributing a module which mines privacy-focused coin Monero. The botnet, which is…

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