Monero {XMR} botnet goes down due to efforts of the French Police; Cake Wallet update 3.1.19 released

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Monero is presently ranked at #12 after Cardano overtook it in the market in a day’s span. The price sunk at a rate of 4.32% in the course of the past 24-hours. The trading volume recorded is $63.964 million, while the supply has 17,181,617 XMR coins in play. As of this moment, the total market cap of Monero is $1.150 billion. XMR is priced at $66.95 for now.

A group of cops who were employed by the Cyber Crime Division in France was able to take down a botnet based in Paris. This malicious threat was being used to mine XMR coins from devices belonging to innocent men and women.

Earlier on, Avast had alerted the team so as to help them look for the threat. The virus had been spread across 100 nations and had affected more than 840,000 devices. However, the hackers responsible for this crisis are yet to be apprehended by officers of the law. They’re absconding, but the virus is not functioning any longer.

Such events have been relatively common in the community, and most of them link to Monero. XMR is built on the foundation of absolute privacy, which gives many hackers the upper hand.

Decred is yet another privacy-centric project. It is ranked at #32 on coinmarketcap, ahead of VeChain. The developers of this venture have stated that Decred is more secure as an asset in the market. Coinbase is considering listing DCR on their platform.

Cake Wallet has released a new update: v3.1.19. A few additional features have been implemented in order to make the app user-friendly in nature: