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Cryptocurrency Mining Is Stopping Us From Finding Aliens, Critics Claim

The post Cryptocurrency Mining Is Stopping Us From Finding Aliens, Critics Claim appeared first on CCN Over the years, cryptocurrency critics have unleashed a barrage of attacks on the nascent technology. Now, though, it seems that they are reaching the bottom of the barrel. This latest assault comes from researchers at the Search for Extraterrestrial… Read More »

Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero

The post Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero appeared first on CCN Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking other people’s devices to mine Monero (XMR), in a trend now called cryptojakcing. According to Malwarebytes, a “drive-by” mining campaign recently redirected millions of Android users to a website that hijacked their devices to mine the privacy-centric… Read More »

NiceHash CEO Resigns in Aftermath of $65 Million Hack

The post NiceHash CEO Resigns in Aftermath of $65 Million Hack appeared first on CCN Last month, as CCN reported, Slovenia-based cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash was successfully breached, resulting in the theft of roughly 4,700 bitcoins, worth about $65 million. At the time users noticed the marketplace’s website had gone offline for an abnormally large… Read More »