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Is In-Browser Mining a Good or Bad Use Case for Cryptocurrency?
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Is In-Browser Mining a Good or Bad Use Case for Cryptocurrency?

You may not even know it, but the chances are that one of the websites you visited today using a browser may have used your phone or laptop to mine cryptocurrency. Mining of cryptocurrencies is not something that is new, even if the majority may not know how i...
Mega Crypto Mining Facilities to be Established in Two Russian Provinces
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Mega Crypto Mining Facilities to be Established in Two Russian Provinces

Two provinces in the westernmost part of the Russian Federation have expressed willingness to host mega cryptocurrency mining facilities. Kaliningrad and Leningrad, two regions separated by over 900 kilometers are set to get involved in the world of cryptocurr...
23% Of Organizations Globally Affected By Crypto-Mining Malware, Says Cybersecurity Firm
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23% Of Organizations Globally Affected By Crypto-Mining Malware, Says Cybersecurity Firm

Crypto-mining malware is draining enterprises’ CPU power with an estimated 23% of organizations globally being affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact index. Researchers of the firm discov...
News Outlet Salon is Mining Monero as an Alternate Revenue Source
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News Outlet Salon is Mining Monero as an Alternate Revenue Source

Salon is the latest company to utilize CoinHive’s Monero mining script on their website. On Sunday, when readers utilizing ad-blockers visited popular news site Salon, they were faced with an interesting choice, foreign to the usual inquiry about disabling ...
Astronomer Claims Bitcoin Mining Is Preventing Mankind from Reaching Extra Terrestrial Life
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Astronomer Claims Bitcoin Mining Is Preventing Mankind from Reaching Extra Terrestrial Life

An astronomer at one of the leading Universities in the world has claimed that finding aliens on other planets has become almost an impossible task to achieve these days because of the global bitcoin fever. Bitcoin Mining Taking Over In an interview with t...
Bitcoin Mining Facility Interferes With T-Mobile’s LTE Network Verifying Payments
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Bitcoin Mining Facility Interferes With T-Mobile’s LTE Network Verifying Payments

US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) revealed in an official “notification of harmful interference” document that a bitcoin mining facility based in Brooklyn, New York interfered with T-Mobile’s LTE network by sending harmful radio emissions to the telec...
SBI Group Subsidiary Commences Bitcoin Cash Mining Operation
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SBI Group Subsidiary Commences Bitcoin Cash Mining Operation

Any project or service linked to Bitcoin Cash will get a lot of attention sooner or later. Many people were surprised to find out SBI Group is mining cryptocurrency. More specifically, it seems they are mining Bitcoin Cash, as they consider this to be the true...
FCC Threatens Seizure Of Brooklyn Resident’s Bitcoin Miner
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FCC Threatens Seizure Of Brooklyn Resident’s Bitcoin Miner

On Thursday, the FCC sent a letter to Victor Rosario regarding his usage of a bitcoin mining device. The agency had received a complaint from T-Mobile about interference to its 700 MHz LTE network. In November 2017, the FCC determined that the interference ste...
UK Government Websites Hit by Monero Mining Malware Could Have Been Much Worse
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UK Government Websites Hit by Monero Mining Malware Could Have Been Much Worse

In 2018, Hackers are designing malware not just to steal your personal information on your computer, but also to take over its processing power to mine cryptocurrencies. From this, we can glean that the value of cryptocurrencies and their importance is rising ...
Kaspersky Claims a Glitch in Telegram Allowed Criminal Mining
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Kaspersky Claims a Glitch in Telegram Allowed Criminal Mining

Moscow-based Kaspersky Labs has stated that a recent occurrence of illegal cryptocurrency mining was enabled due to the vulnerability of the Telegram’s app software. The collaborative cybersecurity outfit is indignant that a relatively simple and well-known cr...