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Monero is a secure, private, untraceable cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote protocol. The Company is committed to providing the maximum amount of decentralization. Monero continues to develop with goals of privacy, security, ease of use and efficiency.

Key People/Management at Monero

Riccardo Spagni

Riccardo Spagni

Core Developer

Monero Financials and Metrics

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Monero Online and Social Media Presence

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Monero News and Updates

Alt 5 Sigma Selected by WorldMarkets.io to Provide Trade Execution and Custodian Services for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero, Ripple and Bitcoin SV

New York, NY - (NewMediaWire) - February 25, 2019 - Alt 5 Sigma, the only cryptocurrency trading platform designed specifically for financial services providers and built with the highest security, accessibility, compliancy and transparency of the industry, is pleased to announce that it has be…

Kidnappers in Norway demand $10M Monero ransom for millionaire’s wife

Police fear the wife of one of Norway‘s richest men is being held ransom for an eye-watering 9 million euros ($10M) – payable only in the popular cryptocurrency Monero. On October 31, Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, who is married to Norwegian millionaire Tom Hagen, suddenly disappeared from her fami…

Moonday Morning: Fortnite accidentally started accepting Monero

Hard Fork is back up and running on all cylinders. It’s the first Moonday Morning of 2019 and that means that there’s a lot to catch up on. Let’s take a look at what we missed while we were away over the holidays. 1. It turns out that popular online game Fortnite’s foray into accepting cryptocurrenc…

Digital Asset Custody Company Announces Secure Custody Solution for Monero

SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Asset Custody Company ("DACC"), a leading custody solution purpose-built for institutional investors holding digital assets, today announced that it has expanded its custody solutions to cover Monero ("XMR"). Launched in April 2014,...

Monero slams crypto-jackers after mining malware hits government sites

The Monero community has publicly denounced the individuals behind the massive cryptocurrency mining malware campaign, designed to steal users’ computing power to illegitimately bank on XMR. “The Monero community condemns this malicious, non-consensual use of equipment to mine,” the statement reads.…

Serious bug in Monero allowed for theft of funds from cryptocurrency exchanges

In a case of potential irony given it’s the favored cryptocurrency of hackers worldwide, a recently discovered bug in the code for Monero (XMR) could have allowed bad actors to obtain funds from exchanges illegally. Described as a “burning bug,” the vulnerability potentially allowed a user to delib…
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Monero Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Monero founded?

    Monero was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Monero key executives?

    Monero's key executives are Riccardo Spagni.

  • Who are Monero competitors?

    Competitors of Monero include Bitcoin, Dash and Zcash.