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8.28.19

Cops Hijack Botnet, Remotely Wipe Malware From 850,000 Computers

Police in France took down a large cryptocurrency-mining malware operation with the help of a cybersecurity firm.

6.28.18

Cryptocurrency Transactions May Uncover Sales of Shadow Broker Hacking Tools

Even though the Shadow Brokers told customers to use privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash, researchers may have found clues pointing to who tried to buy more of the group's wares.

4.9.18

What Is an ASIC Miner and Is It the Future of Cryptocurrency?

What are application specific integrated circuits and why are cryptocurrency communities freaking out about them?

4.4.18

After Crackdown, Neo-Nazis Are Hosting Propaganda on Censor-Proof Networks

Neo-Nazis are using the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) to keep their propaganda online and avoid the tech world's recent clampdown.

4.2.18

Criminals are hijacking your computer to mine cryptocurrency

Nearly 25 percent of all crypto-jacking attacks were detected in the U.S.

3.14.18

'One of the Biggest' Coinhive Users Made $7.69 In 3 Months

A comprehensive report looks at the rise of in-browser cryptocurrency mining.

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3.5.18

Neo-Nazis Turn to Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency Monero

As Bitcoin is bottle-necked at exchanges and browser-based mining becomes more popular, some neo-Nazis are picking up Monero.

2.14.18

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.

2.13.18

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.

2.12.18
2.12.18

Hackers use U.S. government websites to mine for dark web crypto

Monero is one of the most popular payment methods on the dark web.

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