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Feb 15, 2019 at 17:32
Monero to Prevent ASIC Mining, Hard Fork Scheduled for March 9
XMR developers, and the whole team at large, are ready and in high gear to fork their network on Saturday, March 9th 2019 in order to lower the effectiveness of ASICs (application-specific integrated circuits). The hard fork might cause a change to the Monero proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm and also lower the hash rate competences of ASIC miners by a significant factor of over 2.5.
Jan 12, 2019 at 11:33
Cryptojacking is the Agent for Over 4% of Monero’s Circulation Supply, Study Reveals
Monero (XMR), the 14th largest Crypto by market cap, has confirmed its position as the most famous token with cryptojackers, even surpassing Bitcoin (BTC) – the world’s leading cryptocurrency. Monero is currently trading at $45.65 USD (-14.16%) and its market cap is $762.3 USD million.
Dec 03, 2018 at 16:51
Crypto Mining Malware has Become a New Way of Tricking Innocent Users
Ransomware has always been the main means of getting access to easy money for cybercriminals. However, the tendency shifted since new powerful financial technology began to evolve. Cryptocurrency mining platforms, especially those focused on Bitcoin and Monero, have become the favourite victims of malware programs.
Sep 26, 2018 at 13:27
Cryptojackers Penetrate Google Play Once More
As revealed in a report from SophosLab's Pankaj Kohli, Google Play is spreading malevolent applications posing as games, educational instruments or system utilities but which actually use your Android gadget to mine digital currency.
Sep 04, 2018 at 11:23
Firefox to Stop In-Browser Cryptojacking Using New Enhanced Feature
Mozilla Firefox users are more likely to observe cryptocurrency mining malware scripts blocked by default in upcoming releases of the improved web browser. Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation.
Aug 25, 2018 at 12:01
Hackers Still Cryptojack Smartphones to Mine for Cryptos, Security Researchers Reveal
Recently, security experts found that hackers are currently mining for Cryptos with the help of smartphones. The Daily Mail on Wednesday, August 22, reported the increasing risk and pointed out the need to effectively protect and secure user's smartphones.
Jun 27, 2018 at 12:49
Cryptojacking Is Now the Other Forechosen Option to Ransomware Attacks
Cryptojacking, that is quickly emerging as another option to ransomware, is a way of cyberattack used by hackers to hijack the damaged system's processing power when carrying out cryptocurrency mining.
Feb 13, 2018 at 13:23
Government Websites Have Been Hijacked by Wicked Crypto Miners
In a hack attack, the government websites, including the Information Commissioner's Office and thousands of other sites around the world have been running a malware program that uses the visitor’s computer to mine Monero, a cryptocurrency, which like Bitcoin is blockchain based, but with a greater concentration on transaction privacy.
Feb 07, 2018 at 17:41
Crypto With Confidence: 7 Rules to Identify Scamcoins and Shitcoins
Thousands of cryptocurrencies are floating on the market at the moment, and tens more go live every day. The vast majority of them will be worthless in a few years, when the “Crypto Nova” that is exploding now is more mature and the process of “Natural Selection” has taken its course, killing all those cryptocurrencies that didn’t serve any purpose or were plain scams. Many are in a dying process already now, and many of those that aren’t, are just living off trading traffic or good marketing.
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