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Cryptocurrency Mining via Browser is Pulling Out more than $250K in Monthly Earnings

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Mining, News

Cryptocurrency Mining via Browser is Pulling Out more than $250K in Monthly Earnings

According to TheNextWeb, recent academic research has found out that the embedded CoinHive cryptocurrency web browser mining script is generating more than $250,000 in Monero (XMR) every month. What is more concerning is that the report points out that this amount is mainly going to a small group of ten individuals. Researching Browser-Based Mining The research was commissioned by RWTH…

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Bitcoin Donations Surge for Neo-Nazi Groups ahead of Unite the Right

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Finance, News

Bitcoin Donations Surge for Neo-Nazi Groups ahead of Unite the Right

Last year an alt-right group aligning with neo-nazi ideologies gathered in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia. The conflict between the protesters and counter-protesters resulted in the death of Heather Heyer as well as igniting a long-simmering fight between right and left in the United States. The fallout from the event reached the Oval Office as President Donald Trump was compelled…

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The Anatomy of a Successful BItcoin Ransomware Attack and How to Prevent Becoming a Victim

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Crime, News, Tech

The Anatomy of a Successful  BItcoin Ransomware Attack and How to Prevent Becoming a Victim

In early 2016, reports of a particularly crippling ransomware attack began to surface. While many of the victims were based in the U.S., the attacks were also witnessed in other parts of the world. The ransomware has proceeded to be active since then and continues to update and better itself with each version released. What Is SamSam? Leading security outfit…

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Abstractism Pulled from Steam after Allegations of Mining Monero

Category: Altcoins, Crime, Mining, News

Abstractism Pulled from Steam after Allegations of Mining Monero

Abstractism, a simple platform based game, was pulled from the Steam Store on July 30, 2018, after allegations that the game was mining cryptocurrencies on players computers. The Whistleblower The game is a basic platformer meant to encourage relaxation during gameplay. However, players began noticing that though Abstractism was a simple arcade-style game with rudimentary graphics, it was using a…

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Watts Miners Launches Three Multi-Algo Rigs

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Watts Miners Launches Three Multi-Algo Rigs

New York-based Watts Miners announced the launch of three new miners on July 26, 2018. The new products set themselves apart from many existing miners in a few ways, making them an exciting addition to the crypto space. Three Models Watts Miners has introduced three new products: the Watts Mini, Watts Miner, and Watts Rack. All three miners are designed…

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Monero Mining Strikes Again: Drupal Systems at Risk

Category: Altcoins, Crime, News

Monero Mining Strikes Again: Drupal Systems at Risk

On July 23, 2018, cybersecurity website Security Intelligence reported that several companies and software users remain susceptible to the infamous “Drupalgeddon virus,” despite Drupal Security Labs releasing a software patch in March 2018 to fight the vulnerability. Virus Deploying Monero Miner As stated in the report, the erstwhile named CVE-2018-7600, or “Drupalgeddon 2,” was found and patched by security researchers…

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Monero Announces Successful Completion of “Bulletproof” Protocol Audit

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Development, News

Monero Announces Successful Completion of “Bulletproof” Protocol Audit

Monero, a privacy-focused open-source cryptocurrency announced via Twitter that Kudelski Security, an independent Swiss cyber and media security solutions company, has completed the first successful technical audit of Monero compatible Bulletproofs on July 16, 2018. Monero also embedded a draft of the full report in a tweet. While there were a few minor issues, the successful audit was a big win…

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Should Privacy-Focused Crypto Users Ditch Bitcoin for Anonymous Coins?

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain

Should Privacy-Focused Crypto Users Ditch Bitcoin for Anonymous Coins?

Over the past several years, the number of privacy-centric altcoins in the crypto asset market has risen, as has the value of the leading privacy-centric altcoins. Personal financial sovereignty has always been high on the agenda of bitcoin users and has been, for many, the key driver for adopting bitcoin as a currency in the first place. However, due to…

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EOS, Augur, Tron and Monero Hand out Bug Bounty Incentives to Several Hackers after Code Flaws Identified

Category: Altcoins, Development, News, Tech

EOS, Augur, Tron and Monero Hand out Bug Bounty Incentives to Several Hackers after Code Flaws Identified

Despite the famed immutability of blockchain technology, widespread hacks and 51 percent attacks on several cryptocurrency projects have proved the emerging sector is susceptible to flaws. This in mind, some of the largest  projects have launched their bounty programs to enhance security and detect bugs, with $24,500 handed out to ethical hackers in July 2018 alone. HackerOne Reveals Bounty Rewards…

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AML and KYC the Correct Tools for Widespread Cryptocurrency Acceptance

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, News, Regulation, Tech

AML and KYC the Correct Tools for Widespread Cryptocurrency Acceptance

Strict Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know-Your-Customer (KYC) laws need to be enforced for financial regulators and banks to consider cryptocurrencies as a legal tender, observes the Payments Source. Anonymity: A Boon or Bane? While cryptocurrencies have anonymity at the center of their ethos, several countries consider the lack of identity linked to a transaction akin to a criminal doing. For…

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