Wednesday, August 21, 2019

mining

Cryptocurrency Miner Maker Coinmine Raises $2.5 Million

Coinmine, Inc., the creator of the Coinmine One cryptocurrency mining device, has raised $2.5 million in a funding round led by Los Angeles-based...

New Malware Miner Sneakily Hides When Task Manager Is Open

Meet "Norman" – a new variant of monero-mining malware that employs crafty tricks to avoid being spotted. Source link

Crypto Miner Company CoinMine Scores $2.5 Million in Seed Round

The round was led by M13 Ventures, Republic Labs, Gumi Crypto and an early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar. Source link

Malaysia’s Electric Utility Says Bitcoin Miners Stole $25M in Power

Malaysian power utility firm Tenaga Nasional Bhd is imposing stricter measures on power thieves amid millions lost to Bitcoin miners Source link

Researchers Find Monero Mining Malware That Hides From Task Manager

A cybersecurity company has found an XRM cryptojacker that will temporarily shut down mining if a device user opens Task Manager Source link

Iran Officially Legalizes Crypto Mining

The Iranian government recently approved digital coin mining. The announcement which was made on July 2019 by the country’s Economic Commission, has prompted...

Blockstream Mining: A Grassroots Vision for Redistributing Hashrate

Blockstream has been silently scaling over 300 MW of mining facilities in a bid to rebalance the distribution of global hashpower back in...

Bitcoin Mining Industry’s Exponential Growth Just Won’t Stop

A decade ago when Satoshi Nakamoto unleashed the Bitcoin network, the security behind the protocol was guarded by only a few miners. These...

XMR Cryptojacking Malware Smominru Updated, Now Targeting User Data

Malware Smominru mines Monero on at least half a million infected computers and now also steals sensitive personal data Source link

Blockstream Launches Bitcoin Mining Farm With Fidelity as Early Customer

Blockstream is further stepping into bitcoin mining with the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman as customers. Source link