Over the past year, the number of hidden miners increased by 8500%

Over the past year, the number of hidden miners increased by 8500%

According to the creator of antivirus software Symantec, last year the number of hidden miners discovered by the company increased by 8500%.
British IT Hardware Supplier To Build Largest Bitcoin Farm In The UK

British IT Hardware Supplier To Build Largest Bitcoin Farm In The UK

Bladetec, a British IT hardware supplier, has recently revealed plans to build a Bitcoin (BTC) farm in the South East of United Kingdom.
 AMD and Nvidia have tried to limit GPU sales to crypto-miners. It isn’t working

AMD and Nvidia have tried to limit GPU sales to crypto-miners. It isn’t working

MD, Nvidia, and each company’s retail partners have attempted to curtail graphics card pricing inflation by limiting sale of cards to small numbers, often one o...
Bad news for bitcoin miners: It's no longer profitable to create the cryptocurrency, by some estimates

Bad news for bitcoin miners: It's no longer profitable to create the cryptocurrency, by some estimates

A recent report by Fundstrat’s Tom Lee notes that Bitcoin (BTC) mining earnings are currently almost breaking even, as the activity has temporarily become less ...
 Two new Monero cryptominers found on Google Play

Two new Monero cryptominers found on Google Play

Security researchers have discovered two new Monero cryptominers being hosted on Google Play.
Department of Citrus employee arrested when caught mining for cryptocurrency, agents say

Department of Citrus employee arrested when caught mining for cryptocurrency, agents say

A Department of Citrus employee was arrested after he used state computers to produce virtual currency for himself, according to the Florida Department of Law E...
 EU Can't Ban Bitcoin Mining Over Energy Concerns, Official Says

EU Can't Ban Bitcoin Mining Over Energy Concerns, Official Says

Cryptocurrency mining is perfectly legal in Europe and only subject to standard electricity rules, according to an EU commissioner.
‘Cryptomatoes’ Grows 5 Acres Of Fruit From Bitcoin Mining Heat

‘Cryptomatoes’ Grows 5 Acres Of Fruit From Bitcoin Mining Heat

The co-founder of Czech cryptocurrency exchange NakamotoX will launch a Blockchain startup based on growing edible crops from excess mining heat.
Telecom Egypt Covertly Redirecting Internet Users To Crypto Mining Sites, Report Says

Telecom Egypt Covertly Redirecting Internet Users To Crypto Mining Sites, Report Says

Devices found at Telecom Egypt demarcation points have been found to be surreptitiously redirecting Egyptian Internet users to advertisements and cryptocurrency...
Qarnot unveils a cryptocurrency heater for your home

Qarnot unveils a cryptocurrency heater for your home

French startup Qarnot unveiled a new computing heater specifically made for cryptocurrency mining . You’ve read that right, the QC1 is a heater for your home th...
Crypto Miner Bitfarms to Invest $193 Million in Canadian Centers

Crypto Miner Bitfarms to Invest $193 Million in Canadian Centers

Backbone Hosting Solutions Inc., a cryptocurrency mining company, said it plans to invest C$250 million ($193 million) in computing centers in Sherbrooke, Canad...
ComboJack Trojan Replaces Cryptocurrency Addresses Copied to Windows Clipboard

ComboJack Trojan Replaces Cryptocurrency Addresses Copied to Windows Clipboard

Security researchers have discovered a new malware strain that is capable of detecting when users copy a cryptocurrency address to the Windows clipboard.
 Brazil Regulators Move to Block Bitcoin Mining Investments

Brazil Regulators Move to Block Bitcoin Mining Investments

Brazil's Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) has moved to suspend the offer of securities related to a local bitcoin mining operation.
Coinminer Comes with a Process "Kill List" to Keep Competitors at Bay

Coinminer Comes with a Process "Kill List" to Keep Competitors at Bay

Security researchers have spotted the first cryptocurrency miner that includes a "kill list" feature that shuts down the processes of other coinminers in an att...
Nvidia: Miners Raised The Income Of The Company

Nvidia: Miners Raised The Income Of The Company

Nvidia’s successes are continuing to pile on as the company’s gaming and data center businesses drove revenues up 34 percent year-over-year.
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