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Monero (XMR) New Release: TOR Performance Upgraded, What Else?

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Fri, 03/20/2020 - 10:57
Vladislav Sopov
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A new version of Monero (XMR) Carbon Chameleon software was released today. Advocates of 'privacy by design' need to upgrade their systems.

Tor/I2P support reconsidered

As announced by Mr. ErCiccione, a Monero (XMR) developer, the new v0.15.0.5 release of the Monero software has arrived. Mostly, it fixed program bugs.
 

The most important changes were implemented into the operations within the Tor and I2P anonymous networks. Both are privacy protocols that are functioning above the Internet. According to the development update, the way Tor connects to the clearnet was updated.

The rest of the changes mainly apply to transaction execution. The release is available for MacOS, Windows, Linux and Android operation systems.

Beware of scammers

A list of binary SHA-256 hashes designed to verify the authenticity of software downloads is attached to the release. Also, the list of hashes can be verified by the appropriate GPG-key in the source code.

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About the author

 Blockchain Analyst & Writer with scientific background. 5+ years in IT-analytics, 2+ years in blockhain. Worked in independent analysis (Crypto Briefing) as well as in start-ups (Swap.online, Monoreto, Attic Lab etc.)

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