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Monero Developers Consider Adopting New Proof-of-Work Algorithm in October

Privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero (XMR) plans to switch to a new proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm in October. The new algorithm follows an agreement with Arweave, which will fund an audit of the new algorithm, an Arweave spokesperson told Cointelegraph via email on May 23.Arweave, which has launched a permanent and decentralized

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Monero Developers Confirm Fix of Bug That Lost Balances for Ledger Wallet Users

Monero (XMR) developers have fixed a bug involving cryptocurrency hardware wallet Ledger that made user funds look like they had disappeared, they confirmed on social media on April 8.Reported in early March, the bug, which Ledger originally thought to be a synchronization problem, first came to light when a

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Microsoft Store Boots out Eight Apps Running Coinhive Monero Mining Scripts

Microsoft Store Boots out Eight Apps Running Coinhive Monero Mining Scripts February 24, 2019 by Akshay Makadiya Cybersecurity firm Symantec Corporation has issued a warning after spotting clandestine crypto mining activity on a number of Windows 10 applications hosted on the Microsoft Store. Following Symantec’s alert, these apps have been booted

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