The Monero community has created a working group to combat the mining malware problem by making educational resources available online and answering questions on how to avoid mining malware. The individuals behind the project, along with the community, are unwilling...
A recent survey by Citrix, a software analysis firm, claims that one-third of UK firms and organizations have suffered from rampant cryptojacking attacks. Cryptojacking Attacks on the Rise Like many already know, cryptojacking is the process where hackers inject computers with...
A leaked Bitmain pre-IPO document on Twitter suggests the China-based chip design and cryptocurrency mining company is running at a loss, despite the substantial profits posted in 2017.  Bitmain's alleged financial downswing is due to the company spending a large...
Google Play reportedly has several apps that claim to be able to mine "unmineable" crypto assets such as XRP. These apps take advantage of consumers' desire to turn an easy crypto profit, even if they lack technical knowledge regarding...
Rival cryptocurrency mining equipment firms are starting to catch up on Beijing-based Bitmain Technologies with analysts claiming that a write-down of the value of their inventory may be required. Bitmain's Dominance May Be Waning Bitmain Technologies is the world's top designer...
Is karma finally hitting back at crypto miners who, for their own gain, design malware that negatively affects honest and hardworking individual's productivity by illegally utilizing computational power that isn't theirs?  The number of cryptocurrency botnets able to unsuspectingly infiltrate...
Bitcoin’s value has been plummeting since the start of 2018, with the asset now trading at under $7,000. Even though prices are falling, it does not seem to have a negative impact on the Bitcoin hashrate, which is rather...
Many cryptocurrency critics actively discuss the amount of energy that Proof of Work (PoW) mining uses. However, some supporters of cryptocurrency make the case that the problem of cryptocurrencies' energy usage is overstated and misleading by using economic principles. Work Output...
A recent surge in the illicit mining of cryptocurrencies has been identified and reported by the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), which works towards — “bringing people together to focus on specific problems, share threat information, and work together to...
Following Bitcoin's monumental run-up to $20,000 in late 2017, prices began to fall, and have barely stopped to breath on the way down. As it stands, the price of BTC has declined by over 60% since its all-time high,...

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