Materials by tag Mining

Mar 15, 2018 at 16:22
Windows Defender to Block Unauthorized Cryptomining Operations
The fintech statistics show that cryptocurrency mining, though a hit on the financial markets, has started to evolve many concerns. Microsoft has recently published research presenting the fact that cryptocurrency mining has become the top instrument for malware attacks, in particular after the rapid increase of Bitcoin price experienced in 2017.
Mar 15, 2018 at 14:31
Bureau of Meteorology Staff Interrogated Over Cryptocurrency Mining
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has placed two workers of the Bureau of Meteorology under investigation for illegal usage of the institution’s super-powerful equipment for mining different cryptocurrencies. There have been no charges yet but the investigation is ongoing.
Mar 13, 2018 at 18:20
Egypt’s Government Could Have Mined Monero on Its Citizens’ Computers
The government institutions or affiliated structures of Egypt broke the Internet connection of the country’s citizens using the "AdHose" program, which redirects traffic to Monero mining or shows extra advertisements. This information was published in a report by the explorers of the University of Toronto on Friday.
Mar 05, 2018 at 18:02
Thieves have Appropriated 600 Bitcoin Mining Computers worth $2 mln in Iceland
One of the biggest thefts ever recently happened on the Icelandic cryptocurrency market. 600 powerful computers that mined Bitcoins and some other digital currencies were stolen. 11 suspects have been arrested so far in connection with this nefarious incident.
Mar 02, 2018 at 15:14
Bitcoin and Scrypt Cloud Mining Contracts with HashFlare Now Available at Lower Prices
Passive income with crypto mining is now even more accessible with premier cloud mining hoster HashFlare announcing a special 5% discount on first-time purchases of cloud mining contracts. From now until March 6th, 2018, HashFlare customers need only apply the discount code HF18WQOD22J5 to their purchase order to enjoy cloud mining contracts for a low price of $4.20 per 1 MH/s.
Feb 27, 2018 at 18:06
HashFlare Offers Cheaper Bitcoin and Scrypt Cloud Mining With 5% Discount
Hashflare announces new, lower prices for Scrypt contracts including Litecoin with $4.20 per 1 MH/s. On top of the already low prices, HashFlare customers can receive a 5% discount off the price of their first cloud mining contract purchased using discount code HF18WQOD22J5 until March 6th.
Feb 23, 2018 at 09:03
Miner Hunt: Nanopool Completely Eliminates Fees from SiaCoin
The 700,000 SiaCoin from Nanopool’s previous campaign are still fresh on the blockchain and the pool’s developers have already launched a new one. This time, in a push to attract miners, the service has decided to eliminate all fees, as announced on its Twitter account. SIA can now be mined for free. The campaign will last at least two weeks.
Feb 20, 2018 at 16:40
Armenia to Move into the FinTech Future and Legalize Cryptocurrency Mining
Edmon Marukyan, an Armenian lawyer and member of the National Assembly, plans to pass a law that legalizes cryptocurrency mining in the region. Miners will obtain the privilege of tax exemptions and other stimuli. If the legislative proposal is passed, it will enable business enterprises to mine cryptocurrency on the financial market without any restrictions.
Feb 20, 2018 at 14:46
WeatherBlock to Turn BloomSky Personal Weather Stations Into ‘Mining Machines’
San Francisco, CA., Feb 13, 2018 -- “As ambitious as it sounds, the reality is that if you own a personal weather station today you’re already mining valuable data.” Said Daniel Han, Co-founder and Managing Director of WeatherBlock. “We are simply bolstering the integrity of data and shifting the benefits to the ‘miners’ in a shared economy model.”
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