CoinHive In-Browser Software is ‘Mining’ $250K Per Month, Research Finds

New academic research released by RWTH Aachen University has discovered that cryptocurrency miner CoinHive is very profitable. In fact, it’s generating over $250,000 worth of Monero profit every month by hi-jacking internet users’ CPUs. One of the users could have easily been you.  As reported by The Next Web, the research itself provides a broad overview of browser-mining […]

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Phone Cryptojacking Cases Spiral Out of Control in Japan

Georgi Georgiev · April 25, 2018 · 2:30 am As Japan sees a widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity threats in the face of ‘cryptojacking’ are also spiraling out of control. With more than 130,000 incidents in the three months through December 2017, the cases have increased with roughly about 175 times. Japan is rapidly becoming […]

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Public WiFi a Hotbed for Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

James Levenson · January 10, 2018 · 7:30 pm As more and more inexperienced traders and investors jump aboard the burgeoning blockchain train, cyber security becomes a real and pressing issue. Unlike more institutionalized financial organizations which have secure platforms, crypto investing is more of a personal thing that can lead to software exploits for […]

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