Monero’s Oct 18th Beryllium Bullet hard fork, or Bulletproof update, makes lots of changes to the system that fix bugs, speed things up, increase privacy, lower transaction fees, and more.
Monero (XMR) is one of the oldest and most popular privacy coins.
A bug in Monero’s code allowed hackers to essentially create free Monero that would only be usable once. The code is fixed, and the supply wasn’t effected, but some merchants and exchanges may still be vulnerable.
Let’s look at some of the top cryptocurrencies that aren’t Bitcoin. Longstanding popular alternatives to Bitcoin including ETH, ETC, XRP, XLM, LTC, XMR, ZEC, NEO, and DASH. New top coins include BCH, EOS, ADA, IOTA, TRON, and ZRX.
Monero (XMR) is forking to create MoneroV (XMV). The snapshot block is 1564965. Anyone in Monero in a wallet where they control their private keys before the snapshot will own MoneroV.
Below is a list of important cryptocurrencies and additional resources you can use to learn more about all the different cryptocurrency types.