9 Nov 2023 [culture]

Monero Talk interviews ArticMine, JEhrenhofer on recent CCS incident

In this Monero Talk episode12, Douglas Tuman3 interviews Monero Core’s Francisco ArticMine Cabanas4 and Moonstone Research5 founder Justin Ehrenhofer6 on the recent CCS wallet breach7:

[..] I strongly suspect that a Windows machine was compromised. I also strongly suspect that this was used to attack the Linux machine containing the keys.. (Francisco @ 8:14)

[..] I would encourage the Core Team to work with someone competent to do a proper forensic analysis on the device.. (Justin @ 19:28)

Several topics are discussed in this interview, including the recent CCS incident, privacy and security practices, DRM & Intel ME8 issues, the analysis report published by Moonstone Research9, fluffypony’s proposal to disband Core10, and funding & governance going forward.