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Chinese cryptocurrency mining titan Bitmain confirmed the restructuring of the company in order to “build a long-term, sustainable and scalable business.” In a statement to CBNN, a Bitmain representative said: “There has been some adjustment to our staff this year as we continue to build a long-term, sustainable and scalable business. ARead More →

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Botnets are increasingly used to spread malicious cryptocurrency mining software, according to the latest report by the Kaspersky Labs. In its security bulletin, the cybersecurity firm said the first three months of 2018 saw the number of users attacked by cryptocurrency miners skyrocketing year-on-year. Kaspersky said this was aggravating toward theRead More →

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Cryptojacking schemes are getting more and more intricate by the day. It appears hackers are now disguising cryptocurrency mining malware and passing it off as legitimate Windows installation packages. Researchers say the malicious code, more commonly known as Coinminer, was specifically designed to fly under the radar. What makes theRead More →

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Sophoslabs has published a report in which the company claims to have identified at least 25 Android apps published on the official Google Play store that contain script facilitating the ‘cryptojacking’ of users’ computing resources. 25 Apps Containing Mining Malware Identified on Google Play Store Sophoslabs claims to have discoveredRead More →