'One of the Biggest' Coinhive Users Made $7.69 In 3 Months
A comprehensive report looks at the rise of in-browser cryptocurrency mining.
Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay for Journalism Is Not the Worst Idea I've Ever Heard
When Salon tried a new way to monetize users with adblockers, everybody hated it.
The Biggest Cryptocurrency Mining Hack Yet Made a Grand Total of $24
Hackers loaded in-browser cryptocurrency miner Coinhive into UK, US, and Canadian government websites on Sunday.
Creators of In-Browser Cryptocurrency Miner 'Coinhive' Say Their Reputation Couldn't Be Much Worse
Hackers are planting code on websites designed to use visitors’ computers to mine cryptocurrency. The creators of Coinhive, one of the most popular variants, say they didn’t see it coming.
Hackers Used Ontario Government and CAMH Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency
Hackers hijacked a popular plugin.
Porn Sites Are Doing the Most Cryptocurrency Mining
The trend… heats up.
Coinhive Says Meltdown Patches Didn’t Affect Monero Mining
Some Monero CPU miners were concerned that Meltdown patches would affect their hashrate. Coinhive says they haven’t noticed any problems.
Symantec: A Cryptocurrency Mining Malware 'Arms Race' Is Looming
The scheme is ramping up as cryptocurrencies become more valuable.
Hackers Hijacked an Internet Provider to Mine Cryptocurrency with Laptops In Starbucks
This is an evolution of a popular scheme.
Starbucks Wi-Fi Hijacked People's Laptops to Mine Cryptocurrency
The ultimate secret menu item?
One of the Internet's Gatekeepers Is Eyeing Sneaky Cryptocurrency Miners
Websites are hijacking computers to mine digital coins.
Fans of Notorious Streamer Ice Poseidon Revolt Over Cryptocurrency Scandal
A piece of software developed for fans came with an interesting requirement: a cryptocurrency miner.