Crypto Winter Survivor: Inside Nvidia’s Difficult Relationship With Mining

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

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Microsoft removes eight apps from its Windows App Store that were mining cryptocurrencies

Author: techbug9 | Website: Techworm.net
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Eight Malicious Crypto-Mining Apps Removed From Microsoft’s Windows App Store.

Ethereum Mining Pool Receives Mysterious $300K Blockchain Payout

Author: Christine Kim | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Cryptocurrency mining pool Sparkpool received a payout today of over $300,000 for mining one block on the ethereum blockchain.

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Reveals $500 Million Loss; End of the IPO Dream?

Author: Mark Emem | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 02/19/2019

The world’s largest maker of cryptocurrency mining equipment Bitmain made a $0.5 billion loss in 2018’s Q3, CoinDesk reports.

Sources: Bitmain posts a net loss of ~$500M in the third quarter of 2018; the company had disclosed profits of $1B in the first half of 2018 (Wolfie Zhao/CoinDesk)

Author:  | Website: Techmeme.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk : Sources: Bitmain posts a net loss of ~$500M in the third quarter of 2018; the company had disclosed profits of $1B in the first half of 2018 — Mining hardware giant Bitmain

$1.3 Million Bitcoin Scam Swindles Victims in Thailand. Are Tougher Crypto Regulations Necessary?

Author: Ben Brown | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 02/19/2019

A virtual bitcoin mining farm in Thailand has allegedly scammed users out of 42 million baht (approximately $1.35 million), according to a report in the Bangkok Post.

For foreign hackers, 2018 was all about subtlety, CrowdStrike says

Author: Jeff Stone | Website: Cyberscoop.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Written by Feb 19, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP.

Bitcoin Cash Pools: The Majority of Bitcoin SV Blocks Are Mined By ‘Unknown’ [Yes, Really]

Author: P. H. Madore | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Like Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV has large mining pools, each with a significant share of its SHA-256 hashrate.

Report: Bitmain IPO Document Reportedly Reveals $500 Million Q3 Losses

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Bitcoin (BTC) mining giant Bitmain could have made losses of around $500 million in Q3 last year, industry magazine CoinDesk reported on Feb. 19, citing a company document.

Mining Giant Bitmain Posts $500 Million Loss in IPO Financial Filing

Author: Wolfie Zhao | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Cryptocurrency mining and manufacturing giant Bitmain lost about $500 million in the third quarter of 2018, CoinDesk has learned.

Bitmain Unveils Its Latest Energy-Efficient Mining Chip for Bitcoin

Author: Jimmy Aki | Website: Bitcoinmagazine.com
Publish on: 02/18/2019

China-based mining giant Bitmain has announced a new mining rig that uses less power.

Bitmain Unveils New 7nm ASIC Chip After Dismal 2018

Author: Osato Avan-Nomayo | Website: Bitcoinist.com
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Bitmain Technologies has announced a new iteration of its 7-nanometer Bitcoin mining chip.

Bitmain announces next generation 7nm ASIC chip for SHA256 mining, delivering breakthrough energy efficiency

Author: Bitmain Technologies Limited | Website: Prnewswire.com
Publish on: 02/18/2019

BM1397 chip combines new chip design methodology and world-leading 7nm semiconductor manufacturing process Enables faster and cheaper mining for cryptocurrencies that use the SHA256 algorithm for t

Microsoft Store apps caught illegally mining cryptocurrencies (Matt Hanson/TechRadar)

Author: Techinvestornews.com | Website: Techinvestornews.com
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Several apps in the Microsoft Store have been found to mine cryptocurrencies in the background without the user’s knowledge.

Attackers place cryptojacking apps in Microsoft App Store

Author:  | Website: Techcentral.ie
Publish on: 02/18/2019

In January, security researchers from Symantec found cryptomining applications in the Microsoft App Store, but they were published in the store between April and December 2018.

Apps in the Microsoft Store caught illegally mining cryptocurrencies

Author: Matt Hanson | Website: TechRadar
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Several apps in the Microsoft Store have been found to mine cryptocurrencies in the background without the user’s knowledge.

Microsoft's Store is not a safe haven

Author: Martin Brinkmann | Website: Ghacks.net
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Symantec discovered eight application in the official Microsoft Store that ran cryptomining operations without informing the user about it in the background when installed.

8 Cryptojacking apps removed from the Microsoft Store

Author: Karan Khanna | Website: Thewindowsclub.com
Publish on: 02/16/2019

Cybersecurity firm Symantec has reported that eight apps on the Microsoft Store were engaged in Cryptojacking.

Nvidia Mining Chip Sales Drop 30% in Q4 Amid ‘Post-Crypto Excess’

Author: Osato Avan-Nomayo | Website: Bitcoinist.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Nvidia managed to survive declining cryptocurrency mining chip demand to post total full-year revenue of $11.72 billion.

Chinese Crypto Miner Predicts That Bitcoin Could Reach $740K

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Zhu Fa, co-founder of Poolin, a Chinese-based crypto mining pool, predicted that the Bitcoin (BTC) price could hit 5 million Chinese yuan ($738,000 (USD), crypto news outlet 8BTC reported on Feb.11

Attackers place cryptojacking apps in the Microsoft App Store

Author: Lucian Constantin, Lucian Constantin | Website: Csoonline.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

In January, security researchers from Symantec found cryptomining applications in the Microsoft App Store, but they were published in the store between April and December 2018.

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

Author: Daniel Palmer | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.

Detected Cryptojacking Prompts Microsoft to Remove Eight Free Apps from Microsoft Store

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

United States-based software corporation Microsoft has removed eight Windows 10 applications from its official app store after cybersecurity firm Symantec identified the presence of surreptitious M

Cryptojacking Coinhive Miners Land on the Microsoft Store For the First Time

Author: Sergiu Gatlan | Website: Bleepingcomputer.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

A batch of eight potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) were found on the Microsoft Store dropping malicious Monero (XMR) Coinhive cryptomining scripts, delivered with the help of Google's l

Microsoft removes eight cryptojacking apps from official store

Author: Catalin Cimpanu | Website: Zdnet.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Eight Windows 10 apps removed from the Microsoft Store after getting caught mining Monero behind users' backs.

Love Letter Email Virus and How to Remove It

Author: Jason | Website: Securityzap.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Love Letter email virus with subject line “My Love Letter for You” delivers ransomware and crypto mining malware through a JavaScript attachment.

Argo Blockchain Plans to Terminate Mining Contracts, Cut Costs by 35 Percent

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Argo, which is headquartered in London with facilities in Quebec, said it would terminate its Mining-as-a-Service (MaaS) operations by April, focusing solely on direct mining.

Nvidia Reports Full-Year Revenue Increases But Q4 Losses After Cryptocurrency ‘Hangover’

Author: Cointelegraph By William Suberg | Website: Cointelegraph.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Crypto mining volatility had put pay to Nvidia’s performance in previous quarters even as Q4 earnings report shows full-year revenue increase since 2017

Nvidia's Revenue Sinks 24%, but Wall Street Feared Worse

Author: Asa Fitch | Website: The Wall Street Journal
Publish on: 02/14/2019

Nvidia reported a 24% drop in quarterly revenue and signaled work ahead to shake off a funk in cryptocurrency mining and revive demand for its chips used by videogamers and data centers.

Check Your Electric Bill – Malicious Cryptomining Is Lighting up the Internet

Author: www.ITSecurityNews.info | Website: Itsecuritynews.info
Publish on: 02/13/2019

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