Issue 169: April 27 - May 4, 2023

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero contributor tevador posted a security advisory. New attack from malicious remote nodes; recommends to use your self-hosted node, or a trusted third-party node. Reddit thread.

Cake v4.6.4 and v1.3.4 Wallets released.

LocalMonero/AgoraDesk v1.1.1.

Stack Wallet v1.7.4. Stack Duo v1.0.5.

P2Pool v3.3.

Monero Magazine interviewed Seth for Privacy to debunk Monero FUD. Video here.

Monero Talk had crypto anarchist and Paralelni Polis co-founder, Pavol Luptak on. Peep it: video; audio.

Upcoming Events

May 5 (Friday) – May 7 (Sunday), 2023.

MoneroTopia - Tickets and schedule: website. Join us in Mexico City!

May 6, 2023 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

MoneroKon 2023 Meeting - #monero-events IRC channel; Matrix room.

May 10, 2023 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting - #monero-research-lab IRC channel; Matrix room.

CCS Proposal Ideas

Below you can find some CCS proposal ideas open for discussion.

CCS Proposals Need Funding

None; all funded for now.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2878752

Hash rate: 2.605 GH/s

Average txs. per block: 33.50

Weekly Moving Average txs. per day: 25108

Block reward: 0.6 XMR

Data taken on May 4, 2023.

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,832,468,014. Street Price: $170.92.

Monero (XMR) Price

05/04/23 Week Month Year
USD $155.98 -0.5% -0.6% -25.2%
EUR €141.61 +0.3% -1.5% -28.5%
BTC ₿0.00540387 -2.3% -4.2% -2.1%

Data taken on May 4, 2023.

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 04/27/23-05/04/23

Sources:;;; statistics; blocks.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to get involved in making Monero better, but aren't sure how, check out some volunteer opportunities.

Test Monero Core Software

Anyone with moderate technical ability is encouraged to try to build and run Monero nightlies. Do not trust it with your Monero, but feel free to open an Issue on GitHub as problems arise. Instructions to build on your OS of choice can be found here.

Getting Started with Helping Monero

If you are new to Monero and want to contribute, please check out this article about volunteering and contributing to Monero from the Monero Outreach Workgroup.


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