Tag: firo

Apr 01 2021

Big New! Firo Integrates with Binance Smart Chain

Firo, formerly known as Zcoin has announced its integration with Binance Smart Chain (BSC). According to the official blog, this integration has introduced BEP-20 FIRO and Binance Bridge support. While this bridge will support seamless conversion between native and BEP-20 FIRO, it will unlock inter- blockchain liquidity for the token This integration is a piece of big news for the project which is on...

Mar 25 2021

FIRO Price Prediction

Mar 25 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  firo technical analysis zcoin

Firo is a digital currency with a focus on setting privacy standards. Firo, formerly Zcoin, has been the gold standard of trustless, on-chain privacy since 2016. Its incentive infrastructure gives it the industry-leading practical anonymity set. This infrastructure will help boost FIRO Price. Privacy is about staying one step ahead. The team behind Firo is responsible for some of the most significant blockchain...

Feb 09 2021

10 Reasons To Buy Firo Coin In 2021

Firo is a digital currency that enables untraceable private transactions and provides freedom from large monetary institutions. Firo believes that privacy is a fundamental human right and that users should have control over their money. Additionally, It has enforced zero-knowledge cryptographic technology, which permits users to own complete privacy of their transactions. There are quite a few exciting reasons why you might find...

Feb 01 2021

Is Firo (Zcoin) Completely Resistant to 51% Attacks Now?

Firo, the privacy-oriented blockchain previously known as Zcoin experienced a 51% attack and spent hours in a hash war against the attacker on 18 January 2021. According to Co-founder Ruben Yap, the attacker had created a secret chain, had acquired a huge amount of hash rate, and was mining secretly. However, when the attacker started selling a huge amount of FIRO on the...

Jan 20 2021

Privacy Coin Firo Currently Experiencing 51% Attack

Jan 20 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  51% attacks coinflash firo privacy coin tech

Users should not make transactions during this time.

Jan 14 2021

Privacy Coin Firo Launches ‘Privacy by Default’ Protocol on Mainnet

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  firo lelantus privacy privacy coins tech

Lelantus introduces “on-by-default” privacy while also allowing partial redemptions of Firo’s burn-and-redeem model.

Powerful Privacy Protocol Lelantus Activated on Firo Mainnet

Lelantus, the privacy protocol that brings “on-by-default” privacy to Firo (previously Zcoin) mainnet activated on 14 January 2021. According to the official blog, the upgrade went live on block 336888. Lelantus introduces a burn-and-redeem model to any number of coins on Firo. Effectively, this ensures the transactions between official Firo wallets remain private by default. According to Firo project steward Reuben Yap, Lelantus...

Jan 08 2021

Firo Decides on Fate of Recovered Funds

Firo recently announced a poll to decide the fate of the recovered funds from a bug accident last year. The poll was published by Reuben, the project steward for Firo, who listed out several options to determine the fate of the recovered funds. Members of the Firo community are to vote according to how they want the...

Dec 01 2020

Firo Lelantus Upgrade Is Around the Corner

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Firo, formerly known as Zcoin, has disclosed that its long-awaited Lelantus upgrade will soon go live. Firo, in a GitHub update, disclosed in-depth details of the upcoming upgrade. Details like actions users are expected to carry out and how to go about testing the update. Firo, furthermore,...

Nov 17 2020

Lelantus Launch, Other Firo Updates

Nov 17 2020 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  firo product release & updates zcoin

The importance of privacy in the crypto and blockchain sphere cannot be over- emphasized. Zcoin, the popular privacy-focused crypto platform, has released details of several amazing updates expected to go live on its platform this month. Interestingly, Zcoin has also disclosed plans to rebrand as Firo. The update released by the crypto platform will throw more light on what goes on behind the scenes....

Oct 28 2020

Zcoin (XZC) Rebrands to Firo (XFR)

Zcoin, a privacy-oriented digital currency, announced a rebranding of its name and ticker to Firo (pronounced as Fee-Roh) and XFR, respectively. According to reports, the name change of Zcoin (XZC) to Firo (XFR) will become effective on the 30th of November. This is also when the mainnet binaries for Lelantus will be released. Why Firo (XFR)? Firo (XFR) has been described as a...

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