cryptocurrency mining

Firefox 69 Now Blocks 3rd-Party Tracking Cookies and Cryptominers By Default

Mozilla has finally enabled the "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature for all of its web browser users worldwide by default with the official launch of Firefox 69 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and

Capital One Hacker Also Accused of Hacking 30 More Companies and CryptoJacking

Former Amazon employee Paige Thompson, who was arrested last month in relation to the Capital One data breach, has been accused of hacking not only the U.S. credit card issuer, but also more than 30

Authorities Seize Crypto Mining Equipment from Nuclear Power Plant

Two raids of the South Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant uncovered GPUs, hard drives, and cooling equipment used to mine cryptocurrencies.

Hackers Favorite CoinHive Cryptocurrency Mining Service Shutting Down

Coinhive, a notorious in-browser cryptocurrency mining service popular among cybercriminals, has announced that it will discontinue its services on March 8, 2019.Regular readers of The Hacker News

Cryptocurrency Firm Loses $145 Million After CEO Dies With Only Password

QuadrigaCX, the largest bitcoin exchange in Canada, has claimed to have lost CAD 190 million (nearly USD 145 million) worth of cryptocurrency after the exchange lost access to its cold (offline)

New Mac Malware Targets Cookies to Steal From Cryptocurrency Wallets

Mac users need to beware of a newly discovered piece of malware that steals their web browser cookies and credentials in an attempt to withdraw funds from their cryptocurrency exchange accounts.Dubbed
Malwarebytes reports consumer cyberattacks dropped as hackers target businesses

Malwarebytes reports consumer cyberattacks dropped as hackers target businesses

Malwarebytes said in a new report that cyberattacks on businesses soared in 2018 while consumer hacks dipped from the previous year.

E-Commerce Giant DMM Quits Cryptocurrency Mining Business

Japanese e-commerce giant DMM.com is in the process of winding down its cryptocurrency mining business due to the crypto market slump.
Razer: Mine for Us

Razer: Mine for Us

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has launched a cryptocurrency mining program named Razer SoftMiner to put spare graphics card capacity to work—for them, not for you.Read more...
Giant wind farm in Morocco will help mine cryptocurrency, conserve energy

Giant wind farm in Morocco will help mine cryptocurrency, conserve energy

One of the windiest parts of Morocco is set to get a $2 billion wind farm power plant, which could help power eco-friendly cryptocurrency mining in a more environmentally friendly way. The post Giant

New Malware Combines Ransomware, Coin Mining and Botnet Features in One

Windows and Linux users need to beware, as an all-in-one, destructive malware strain has been discovered in the wild that features multiple malware capabilities including ransomware, cryptocurrency

Crypto Mine Hit With Noise Complaints May Be Shut Down

A Norway-based crypto mining farm may have to suspend operations, a week and a half after receiving a bomb threat.
The blockchain bonanza is over for graphics card makers

The blockchain bonanza is over for graphics card makers

Nvidia expects negligible cryptocurrency-related sales for the rest of the year.

Crypto Mining Firm Receives Bomb Threat Over Noise Level

A bomb threat was sent on Saturday to Kryptovault, a Norwegian cryptocurrency mining company, for disturbing the peace.
Nvidia sees lower Q2 2019 revenue as crypto demand evaporates

Nvidia sees lower Q2 2019 revenue as crypto demand evaporates

(Reuters) — Nvidia shares fell as much as 5 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after the chip maker said cryptocurrency-fueled demand had dried up and it forecast sales below Wall Street

Hackers Infect Over 200,000 MikroTik Routers With Crypto Mining Malware

Security researchers have discovered at least three massive malware campaigns exploiting hundreds of thousands of unpatched MikroTik routers to secretly install cryptocurrency miners on computers

Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Android Apps From the Play Store

Following Apple's lead in banning cryptocurrency mining apps, Google has also updated its Play Store policy this week to ban apps that mine cryptocurrencies on users' devices in the
Congressman says we should be banned from mining, using cryptocurrency

Congressman says we should be banned from mining, using cryptocurrency

Congressman Brad Sherman believes the government should prohibit U.S. citizens from mining and using cryptocurrency. As a medium of exchange, cryptocurrencies facilitate narcotics trafficking,

New Power Rates Approved for Crypto Miners in Upstate New York

A municipal utility provider in New York got the green light from state regulators to create a new set of electricity rates for cryptocurrency miners.

Crypto Market Downturn Puts Drag on High-End GPU Prices

New research suggests that prices for high-end graphics cards – coveted by both cryptocurrency miners and gamers alike – are falling.