Monero XMR – Malware’s Favorite Coin?



Privacy within the cryptocurrency ecosystem is a much sought-after feature, and no one does it better than Monero XMR. With ever increasing government and regulatory pressure, Monero offers a privacy solution in the form of ring signatures, ring confidential transactions, and stealth addresses to obfuscate the origins, amounts, and destination addresses of all transactions on […]

What is CryptoNote?



Blockchain tech has been making waves as it is rapidly implemented into business models, governing systems, and educational endeavors all over the world. There is no question that this tech, which was born as the driving force of cryptocurrency, is fundamentally changing the world. However, with the inherent need for transparency that blockchain can provide, […]

The Most Important Bitcoin HardForks in 2017


Bitcoin hardforks

No matter how optimistic some might have been regarding Bitcoin’s growth in 2017, the market’s bull-run, throughout the year, took price to a yearly high that exceeded the most hopeful predictions. During the past year,  Bitcoin price increased by more than ten times. More interestingly, Bitcoin’s blockchain was forked more than 20 times during 2017. […]

Why Have Bitcoin’s Transaction Fees Skyrocket Recently?



During the past few weeks, bitcoin’s transaction fees have markedly increased and today, it typically costs around $20 to send a payment across bitcoin’s network. The reasons underlying this rise in transaction fees are rather complex but can be namely attributed to an increased number of transactions and the limited amount of transactions that the […]