Monero

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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.
    TypePrivate
    Founded2014
    Websitegetmonero.org

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    Key People/Management at Monero

    Riccardo Spagni

    Riccardo Spagni

    Core Developer

    Monero Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2014

    Cryptocurrency

    Monero (XMR)
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    Monero Cybersecurity Score

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    B

    85/100

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    Monero News and Updates

    First Mover: Monero Leads Privacy-Coin Rally as Bitcoin Trips on Path to $12K

    Monero, zcash and other privacy coins, a type of digital token that provides users with enhanced anonymity, are surging in cryptocurrency markets.

    IRS Will Pay Up To $625,000 If You Can Crack Monero, Other Privacy Coins

    The IRS is now offering cash to anyone who can “reliably produce useful results on a variety of real-world CI cryptocurrency investigations involving Monero and/or Lightning.”

    Monero Outreach: Algorithm Battle Flares Between CipherTrace and Monero

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Contradicting claims were exchanged this week between cryptocurrency analytics firm CipherTrace and the Monero community after a press release from the firm claimed the ability to trace the movement of the Monero cryptocurrency. The CipherTrace...

    IRS Is Trying To Deanonymize Privacy Coins Like Monero And Zcash

    IRS has started leveraging on tech to crackdown on privacy coins (Monero, Zcash, Dash) used in illegal activities.

    HTC Introduces Mobile Phone Monero Mining To Decentralize Hash Rate

    HTC's Exodus mobile phone is looking to pioneer mobile mining with Monero through its partnership with Midas Labs.
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    Monero Blogs

    Monero GUI 0.17.1.4 'Oxygen Orion' released

    Overview This is the v0.17.1.4 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This release fixes an issue with the wallet not starting on some Linux systems. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post Some highlights of this minor release are: Linux: fix a d…

    Monero 0.17.1.3 'Oxygen Orion' Point Release

    Overview This is the v0.17.1.3 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a recommended release that improves overall network perfomance. Some highlights of this minor release are: Add support for I2P and Tor seed nodes (--tx-proxy) Add --ban-list daemon option to ban a list…

    Monero GUI 0.17.1.3 'Oxygen Orion' released

    Overview This is the v0.17.1.3 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that improves overall network perfomance. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post Some highlights of this minor release are: Android support (exper…

    Monero GUI 0.17.1.1 'Oxygen Orion' released

    Overview This is the v0.17.1.1 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a highly recommended release that fixes an issue with nodes getting stuck at block 2210720. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post Some highlights of this minor release are…

    Monero 0.17.1.1 'Oxygen Orion' Point Release

    Overview This is the v0.17.1.1 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a highly recommended release that fixes an issue with nodes getting stuck at block 2210720. Some highlights of this minor release are: Fix sync past block 2210720 Bump default number of connections fro…

    Monero 0.17.1.0 'Oxygen Orion' Point Release

    Overview This is the v0.17.1.0 point release of the Monero software. Some highlights of this release are: Dandelion++: skip desynced peers in stem phase, reducing transaction timeouts Fix a bug in wallet serialization that could lead to inaccurate display balance Silence spammy "fa…
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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 MobileCoin, Verge and PIVX.