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Report: Number of Compromised Routers in India Doubled, Reaching Almost 30,000

Brian Evans - Oct 06, 2018

A report from cybersecurity firm Banbreach states that more than 30,000 routers in India are infected with cryptojacking software

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Kill Switch Engage: Sia Cryptocurrency to Block Bitmain and Other Big Miners

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

After months of debate, Siacoin's founder is announcing a fork. That's good news for his other project, which will have the coin's only working ASICs.

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Amateur Cryptojackers and Apple Macs Emerge as Two Mining Malware Trends for 2018

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

The National Security Agency and amateur cryptojackers are both behind this year’s growth in mining malware

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Russia’s ‘Disappointing’ Cryptocurrency Legislation: Why Experts Consider the Bill a Failure

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

Russia’s crypto legislation will possibly be heard by the Duma in the fall, with some crypto experts doubtful it will make the country more crypto-friendly

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Japanese IT Giant GMO Launches Zcash Mining Software Client

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has launched a new mining software client designed for mining Zcash and similar coins on GPU

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Tech Giant GMO Wants to Help You Mine Zcash – For a Cut

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has made another move into the cryptocurrency space with the launch of a GPU mining client for zcash.

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Legit vs. Illicit Crypto: North and South Korean Approaches Compared

Brian Evans - Sep 27, 2018

North and South Korea are both crazy about crypto, but in very different ways

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Bitmain By the Numbers: An Inside Look at a Bitcoin Mining Empire

Brian Evans - Sep 27, 2018

For the first time, the crypto community is getting a close look at Bitmain's financials.

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McAfee Labs: Crypto Mining Malware Grows by 86% in Q2, Over 2.5 Mln New Coin Miner Samples

Brian Evans - Sep 26, 2018

The McAfee Labs Q2 threat report states that crypto mining malware “remains very active” with 2.5 million new malware coin miner samples in Q2

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Bitcoin Giant Bitmain Finally Files IPO in Hong Kong, Emphasizes 328% Yearly Revenue Growth

Brian Evans - Sep 26, 2018

The world’s largest crypto mining equipment manufacturer Bitmain has finally filed an initial public offering (IPO) with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Bitmain, which has demonstrated…