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Amidst India’s Reluctance to Adopt Cryptocurrencies, ‘Cryptojackers’ Mint Money off of Indian Websites

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Amidst India’s Reluctance to Adopt Cryptocurrencies, ‘Cryptojackers’ Mint Money off of Indian Websites

Although Indian regulatory bodies have maintained their distance from cryptocurrencies – this attitude has not deterred ‘cryptojackers’ from indirectly mining cryptocurrencies off of government websites. Per a report by The Economic Times, published on September 17, 2018, ‘cryptojacking’ continues to be a menace for the websites in the country. Cryptojacking on a Climb Hackers continue to mine cryptocurrencies taking advantage…

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McAfee-Backed “Unhackable” BitFi Wallet Hacked to Run P.C. Game

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McAfee-Backed “Unhackable” BitFi Wallet Hacked to Run P.C. Game

Security researchers have successfully modified BitFi’s hardware wallet and provided a demonstration of the device running Doom. BitFi’s response? “Prove it.” Security researchers are arranging a demonstration this weekend proving BitFi’s wallets can be hacked. Unhackable? Not So Much BitFi launched their hardware wallet in June as a way for cryptocurrency users to secure their bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. In…

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McAfee Report: Cryptojacking Up By 629 Percent in 2018

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McAfee Report: Cryptojacking Up By 629 Percent in 2018

Cryptojacking, the secret use of a computing device to mine cryptocurrency, has surged 629 percent in 2018, according to the latest report by computer security firm McAfee. A rise from 400,000 in Q4 2017 On average, five new threat samples were found every second in 2018 Q1, totaling 2.9 million. This represents a massive 629 percent growth in cryptojacking and…

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John McAfee to Stop Promoting ICOs because of “SEC Threats”

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John McAfee to Stop Promoting ICOs because of “SEC Threats”

John McAfee, a British-American computer programmer, known for his company’s anti-virus software, and lately one of the leading promoters of initial coin offerings (ICO), has surprised everyone by having a change of heart about the whole ICO business. SEC “Threatens” McAfee Seventy-two-year-old McAfee, who unsuccessfully ran for US president as a member of the Libertarian Party in 2016, took to…

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