Tag: Monero

Mining Malware
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This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers

Brian Evans - Jan 18, 2019

In an apparent first, a relatively new form of malware uninstalls security programs to avoid detection and mine crypto on cloud servers.

Altcoin
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Crypto Markets Stabilize With Scant Price Action Across the Board

Brian Evans - Jan 17, 2019

Crypto markets are stable, with most top ten coins seeing mild losses over the 24 hours to press time

Altcoin
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Bitcoin Approaches $3,700 as Top Cryptos Report Gains

Brian Evans - Jan 15, 2019

Bitcoin approaches the $3,700 mark again as all the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to moderate gains

Altcoin
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Despite Bear Market, Crypto Mining Malware Tops Threat Index for 13th Month Running

Brian Evans - Jan 14, 2019

Three strains of crypto mining malware have topped the latest Global Threat Index from Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point

Bitcoin
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Hodler’s Digest, Jan.7–13: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Brian Evans - Jan 13, 2019

Fortnite removes the apparently accidental addition of the Monero payment option, the Winklevii commit to a BTC ETF, and more in the Hodler’s Digest

Altcoin
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Crypto Markets Attempt to Stem Recent Losses, Some Top Alts See Solid Green

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

After a major price rout yesterday, many cryptocurrencies are today clawing back lost ground, with most of the major coins tipping back into the green

Altcoin
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Circle CEO Says More Regulatory Clarity From US SEC Will Help Unlock Crypto Markets

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

The CEO and co-founder of crypto finance company Circle says more clarity over crypto and securities laws will help unlock market activity

Blockchain
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Malware Study Claims Criminals Mined 4.4 Percent of Monero, Less Than Previously Thought

Brian Evans - Jan 10, 2019

Previous estimates had put the Monero supply from mining malware at around 5 percent, but authors of the latest study claim their calculations point to a lower…

Crypto
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Billionare’s Wife Kidnappers Demand a 9 Million Euro Monero Ransom

Brian Evans - Jan 10, 2019

There are numerous correlations between cryptocurrency and criminal activity. This trend has been apparent for years and only seems to grow bolder every quarter. A group of…

hackers
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Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of all Monero, Says Research

Brian Evans - Jan 10, 2019

Hackers have mined at least 4.32 percent of the total monero in circulation, worth nearly $40 million today, according to new research.