Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of All Monero, Says Research

by coindesk 01/10/2019

Hackers have mined at least 4.32 percent of the total monero in circulation, worth nearly $40 million today, according to new research.



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via cointelegraph01/10/2019

Malware Study Claims Criminals Mined 4.4 Percent of Monero, Less Than Previously Thought

Previous estimates had put the mining malware figure at around 5 percent, but authors of the latest study claim their calculations are more reliable.


via bitcoinist01/06/2019

Seized Monero Up For Auction In UK First

An auction house in Northern Ireland is holding the UK’s first live online auction of seized cryptocurrency. The sale, of 167.69 monero coins will start at midday tomorrow (GMT). First Sale Through Private Auction House Wilsons Auctions, of Newtownabbey, have arranged the sale, which will allow participants to view the live price and place bids online. While governments across the world have held similar sales, this is the first by an independent auction house. A UK