Chia Network has been working on a less energy-intensive alternative to bitcoin mining. The company has just published a ‘green paper’ for eco-friendly crypto mining. The concept will rely on a two-step block authentication…
Trend Micro, the cybersecurity and defense firm recently detected a new crypto mining malware affecting Android devices. This malware is affecting multiple Android phones due to the ADB developer function enabled by default, as a means to debug apps. ADB ports, once installed it will spread to any system via SSH connection. The botnet takes […]
Crypto miner Coinmine is now able to mine Bitcoin. Earlier it could mine Ethereum, Monero, Zcash, and grin. Its MineOS can mine any crypto that converts to Bitcoin at the highest rate. It will then exchange that crypto to Bitcoin and also store it in your wallet. According to Coinmine One founder Farbood Nivi, a […]
An Australian Govt employee is charged for using his office computers to mine crypto. This news comes from the courtesy of the Australian Federal police. The alleged employee used his IT contractor access to tweak computer programs. His motive was to use the processing power of the government computer systems to mine crypto. Apparently, he […]
Bloq labs have come up with a new product called “Titan”. This is designed to break down the complexity of the crypto farming processes. Titan focuses on making the set up simpler and to spurt advance blockchain miners for the crypto farm. Titan is basically a web-based mining administrator for huge firms. The user just […]
US-based crypto mining startup Honeyminer will now make its presence on the macOS. The Honeyminer app will now become available officially for Macintosh systems. This announcement comes from the official blog post from the firm. According to the release note, due to popular demand, the application was released for MacOS. The app is simple to […]
GPU or Graphics Processing Units play a major role in the mining of cryptocurrencies. The recently released GPU, AMD Radeon VII will take the mining business to a new standard. the latest graphics unit can achieve a hash rate up to 90 MH/s (90 million hashes per second) to mine Ethereum. This is the outcome […]
Symentec has reported that crypto mining apps were found on Microsoft’s app store, which allowed illegal mining of Monero. The app store consisted of eight illegal apps named as Battery Optimizer (Tutorials), VPN Browsers+, Downloader for YouTube Videos, Clean Master+, FastTube, Findoo Browser 2019, and Findoo Mobile & Desktop Search. Though the number of infected computers has not been reported, the company has taken down the apps from its app store.
Mozilla has unveiled its plans to add cryptomining and fingerprint blocking feature to its Firefox 67 version to improve the privacy of users. The company has uploaded a mock up explaining the process of adding the cryptomining and fingerprinting detection and blocking features to its Content Blocking feature. The features are claimed to prevent users from in-browsing mining, which creates issues such as theft of energy and increase in bills along with prolonged usage of CPUs.