Monero

Monero GUI 0.17.1.9 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

January 8th, 2021

Overview This is the v0.17.1.9 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that contains mitigations against the ongoing memory exhaustion attack. Some highlights of this minor release are: Update monero submodule to v0.17.1.9 Windows GUI binary is now reproducible Add high DPI support on Windows The complete list of…

Monero GUI 0.17.1.8 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

December 30th, 2020

Overview

This is the v0.17.1.8 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that contains mitigations against the ongoing memory exhaustion attack.

The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent bl…

Bulletproofs+ in Monero

December 24th, 2020

Summary Code is now available for Bulletproofs+, a zero-knowledge proving system that can be used in the Monero protocol in place of the existing Bulletproofs zero-knowledge proving system. The new construction would make transactions smaller, faster for wallets to generate, and faster for network participants to verify. While the code is functional and includes tests…

Monero 0.17.1.7 ‘Oxygen Orion’ Point Release

December 13th, 2020

Overview

This is the v0.17.1.7 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a recommended release that contains P2P network layer improvements.

Some highlights of this minor release are:

P2P: include first new block in chain entry …

Monero GUI 0.17.1.7 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

December 13th, 2020

Overview This is the v0.17.1.7 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that contains P2P network layer improvements. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post Some highlights of this minor release are: Ask for writing desktop shortcut on first start (Linux) Fix wallet…

Newly Appointed Ukrainian Politician Declares Owning Over $24 Million in Monero

December 11th, 2020

A 19-year old Ukrainian politician disclosed all the property he owns during an anti-corruption procedure, mandatory for all public officials in Ukraine, who revealed that he holds millions of dollars worth of monero (XMR). 19-Year-Old Ukrainian Politician Discloses Its Monero Holdings Rostislav Solod, a newly appointed member of the city council in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, declared…

Monero 0.17.1.6 ‘Oxygen Orion’ Point Release

December 7th, 2020

Overview This is the v0.17.1.6 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a recommended release that contains P2P network layer improvements. Some highlights of this minor release are: P2P: add scoring system to drop peers that don’t behave P2P: drop peers that decrease claimed height P2P: drop peers that spam peer lists P2P:…

Canadian Public Company Dumps Ethereum and Monero for Bitcoin

November 30th, 2020

A Canadian publicly held company has liquidated all of its Ethereum and Monero holdings and put all of the proceeds into bitcoin. The company is led by a well-known poker player and former member of the European Parliament. Cypherpunk Dumps Monero and Ethereum for Bitcoin Cypherpunk Holdings, a Toronto-headquartered company listed on the Canadian Securities…

Monero GUI 0.17.1.5 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

November 26th, 2020

Overview This is the v0.17.1.5 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This release improves simple mode reliability. Some highlights of this minor release are: Simple mode: skip syncing nodes Write QML cache to portable folder Linux: enable high DPI support Minor bug fixes The complete list of changes is available on GitHub, along…

Ciphertrace Files 2 Patents for Systems to Identify Criminal Monero Transactions

November 24th, 2020

Cryptocurrency intelligence firm Ciphertrace has filed two patent applications for tools and systems to trace Monero transactions. The company aims to enable the detection of criminal uses of privacy coins like Monero. Monero Tracing Patents Blockchain analytics and cryptocurrency intelligence firm Ciphertrace announced Friday that it has filed two Monero tracing patents. One patent is…