Monero has been under the spotlight twice this week with two separate reports of bugs being disclosed to developers.
On March 3 a redditor named ‘MoneroDontCheeseMe’ posted that they had just lost over $80,000 worth of XMR after attempting to move funds from the Monero App to their Ledger cold wallet.
Not long after, a Ledger developer issued a warning that a change address bug had been found on the new ‘Monero client 0.14 with application 1.1.3’, and urged readers not to use the client until developers had had a chance to patch the flaw.
On the same day another developer from official RYO posted a second vulnerability found in Monero on medium. The post explained that an email had been sent out to Monero operators from Riccardo “Fluffy Pony” Spagni, warning them that ‘ a wallet bug related to coinbase transactions’ had been found. This issue was said to be ‘disruptive to anyone running a wallet on an exchange, payment gateway, or service’ and that a patch for the problem is expected to be delivered by March 6…