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Cyber Miners: From Minor Nuisance to Major Security Problem

In cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Monero, new coins can be created using tremendous amounts of CPU power. Individual computers can’t generate significant income this way. Essentially, fleets of CPUs are needed to create coins. So cyber criminals have turned to hijacking PC CPUs to do coin mining. Keep Reading

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Cyber Hack May be the Largest Cryptocurrency Theft to Date

Forbes reports: One of Asia’s biggest digital currency exchanges – Coincheck – has admitted the loss of around $534 million worth of cryptocurrency following an attack on its network. The Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan-based company said hackers broke in at 02:57am local time on Friday (12:57pm EST on Thursday, 25 January). However, the breach went undetected… Keep Reading

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