Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active a year later

Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active a year later

It’s been over a year since highly classified exploits built by the National Security Agency were stolen and published online. One of the tools, dubbed EternalBlue, can covertly break into almost any Windows machine around…

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The collapse of ETH is inevitable

The collapse of ETH is inevitable

Jeremy Rubin Contributor Jeremy Rubin is currently a technical advisor to Stellar, a Bitcoin Core Contributor, investor and advisor to early-stage crypto startups, starting a company for Bitcoin scalability and privacy solutions, and a freelance…

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Employee Secretly Mined 500K Bitcoins Only To Lose Them Later

Employee Secretly Mined 500K Bitcoins Only To Lose Them Later

3dman_eu / Pixabay Bitcoin mining can be costly, so one crooked miner came up with a turnaround to lower his cost. This person used the resources of the company for which he was working to…

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Outdated website software lets hackers mine cryptocurrencies at your expense

Outdated website software lets hackers mine cryptocurrencies at your expense

An outdated version of Drupal, a popular content management system, let hackers mine the cryptocurrency Monero on over 300 websites including the websites for the “San Diego Zoo and the government of Chihuahua, Mexico.” A…

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Cobalt prices have tripled in two years, but the Congo's small miners see little of the gain

Cobalt prices have tripled in two years, but the Congo’s small miners see little of the gain

In global markets the price of cobalt, a mineral used in batteries for high-tech products from iPhones to Tesla electric cars, has nearly tripled to $81,500 a tonne in two years. But in the Democratic…

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