crypto

Attackers are actively scanning for exposed Docker APIs on port 2375 and use them to deploy a malicious payload which drops a Dofloo Trojan variant, a malware known as a popular tool for building large scale botnets. The Dofloo (aka AESDDoS) malware was first detected in 2014 [1, 2, 3, 4] and it is known for allowingRead More →

crypto

Grin is an open source cryptocurrency project based on the MimbleWimble blockchain that focuses on privacy and scalability. It aims to empower everyone to transact and also save modern day money without being afraid of external control or oppression. One way to earn the coin is through mining Grin coin which thisRead More →

crypto

Devs at the Ethereum Foundation and at a start-up called Matter Inc have launched on testnet a Plasma scaling solution that uses ZKSNARKs to allow for 500 transactions a second or more. They say: “In Ignis verification of transactions by users is replaced by the following approach: operator(s) proposing blocks mustRead More →

crypto

According to data provided by Coin Metrics, there are an additional 2.04 million Bitcoin Private (BTCP) coins that were covertly premined. Coin Metrics is a company that provides digital currency analysis. The information was released on December 23rd by the cryptocurrency firm. The potential for backlash here is strong and could derailRead More →