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    Government Websites Attacked by Mining Malware

    Reports of mining malware infestations are an almost weekly occurrence now. With cryptocurrency mining becoming more lucrative than ransomware, hackers are upping their game and widening the digital net. Those caught in it this week included a number of government websites in the UK and Australia. In what has been newly termed as ‘cryptojacking,’ the Guardian reported that thousands of websites had been infected over the weekend. Those that visited the compromised websites would have

    · February 12, 2018 · 1:00 am
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    Apple, Android Attacked by Monero Mining Malware

    As often as we hear stories of regulation and clampdowns, we’re now hearing more of hacks and malware. A new incursion is discovered on an almost weekly basis now as cybercriminals edge away from ransomware and into cryptocurrency mining malware. The latest detection was made by Chinese security researchers who uncovered an Android-based mining worm. According to reports, cybersecurity researchers at China’s 360Netlab revealed a strain of mining malware called ADB.Miner over the weekend. As

    · February 7, 2018 · 5:00 am
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    Possible Litecoin and Monero Merger Steps Closer To Reality

    Charlie Lee admits his ambition to work with Monero in a series of tweets he posted yesterday, claiming that Litecoin’s liquidity would be a good fit for Monero’s anonymity and fungibility. Monero (XMR) project lead Riccardo Spagni and Litecoin (LTC) creator Charlie Lee would appear to be taking tentative baby steps in potentially bringing their two coins closer. Spagni posted the following tweet yesterday, which first bandied the idea of a possible merger between the

    · January 27, 2018 · 11:00 am