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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

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    Monero News and Updates

    North Korea Is Expanding Its Monero Mining Operations, Says Report

    The regime may be boosting its monero mining efforts in order to evade UN-imposed sanctions and avoid being tracked.

    Microsoft reveals how it caught mutating Monero mining malware with machine learning

    Microsoft‘s antivirus and malware division recently opened the bonnet on a malicious mutating cryptocurrency miner. The Washington-based big tech firm revealed how machine learning was crucial in putting a stop to it spreading further. According to the Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection t…

    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 mod…

    Another Crypto Exchange is Dropping Privacy Coin Monero Over Compliance Risk

    BitBay exchange is the latest to delist the privacy-focused monero cryptocurrency over AML concerns.

    Hackers inject ‘coin-stealing’ malware into official Monero cryptocurrency wallet

    Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Monero has warned users that hackers compromised its official website after a coin stealer “CLI binaries available on  may have been compromised at some point during the last 24h. Investigations ongoing,” a Monero core developer said on Twitter. Al…

    ‘Panda’ Crypto Malware Group Has Nabbed $100K in Monero Since 2018

    Cisco Talos has identified a group behind a spate of cryptocurrency-mining malware attacks targeting enterprise networks globally.
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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, Zcash and Dash.