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

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    Founding Date

    2014

    Cryptocurrency

    Monero (XMR)
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    Monero Cybersecurity Score

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    82/100

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    Monero <> Bitcoin Trustless Atomic Swaps Now Live on Mainnet

    Users can now trade Monero and Bitcoin without needing to use a trusted intermediary and without needing to trust the trading counterparty. Atomic swaps empower private and fast peer-to-peer trades anywhere in the world. Popular Monero and Bitcoin wallets are implementing the technology.

    Bittrex Won’t Disclose Why It Withdrew Support for Dash, Zcash, Monero

    As of today, zcash, monero and dash won’t be included among Bittrex’s tradable assets.

    Bittrex to Delist ‘Privacy Coins’ Monero, Dash and Zcash

    While Bittrex gave no reason for the removals, exchanges around the world have been moving to delist coins that seek to hide the activity of their users.

    Monero Breaks 2-Year High Amid Rising Concerns Over Online Ransom

    Monero's price broke its two-year high Tuesday amid rising concerns over cyber ransom.

    Ukrainian Politician Discloses Owning $24M in Privacy Coin Monero

    The city council member in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, bought 185,000 XMR in 2015 when the cryptocurrency's price was well below $1.
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    Monero Blogs

    Post-Mortem of Decoy Selection Bugs

    When constructing a new transaction, a Monero wallet references a past output a user received in a prior transaction, and uses it as an input to the new transaction. Today, the wallet mixes this output with a set of 10 decoy outputs selected from other people's transactions from across the blockchai…

    Monero 0.17.2.3 'Oxygen Orion' Point Release

    Overview This is the v0.17.2.3 point release of the Monero software. This release contains a decoy selection bug fix that improves privacy. Some highlights of this point release are: Apply gamma distribution from chain tip when selecting decoys (#7822) Protect wallet from divide by 0…

    Monero GUI 0.17.2.3 'Oxygen Orion' released

    Overview This is the v0.17.2.3 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This release contains a decoy selection bug fix that improves privacy. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post. Some highlights of this minor release are: Add payment request fu…

    Bitcoin <-> Monero atomic swaps are now live

    We are happy to announce that the Atomic Swap implementation developed by the COMIT team is mature enough to be used on Monero's network. For now, makers must buy Bitcoin and takers must buy Monero, but anyone can be a maker or taker. It is easier at the moment to sell Bitcoin for Monero than the ot…

    Monero GUI 0.17.2.2 'Oxygen Orion' released

    Overview This is the v0.17.2.2 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post Some highlights of this minor release are: Add basic menubar support on macOS (#2242) Fix GUI being invisible on systems with multiple …

    This Year in Monero - 2021

    Introduction As a way to celebrate and show the growth that has happened for Monero across the past year on this, the 7th anniversary of the Monero project, I wanted to take a snapshot of statistics and social media posts to highlight this growth. This is by no means an exhaustive list of ways in …
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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.