Cryptocurrency Mining

Browser-based cryptojacking surges to 163%

Cybersecurity company Symantec reports that there's been a massive 163% surge in browser-based cryptojacking in Q2 2020. The company notes…

3 months ago

Crypto mining malware found on Amazon Web Services

Cryptocurrency mining malware was found on the Amazon Web Services Marketplace in the form of a Windows 2008 virtual server…

3 months ago

Bitcoin mining operators steal $1.5 million in electricity

Law enforcement in Bulgaria has arrested two men for operating an illegal Bitcoin mining operation that stole electricity. The two…

3 months ago

Bitcoin (BTC) drives cryptocurrency market up $13 billion

Last week saw the cryptocurrency market go up by US$13 billion [AU$20 billion], buoyed by the increased price of Bitcoin…

7 months ago

BTC hash rate hits new all-time highs, a week before halving

Bitcoin (BTC) hash rate hits a new all-time high over the course of the weekend, Glassnode data shows. This rise…

7 months ago

Bitmain earned $300 million in profit for 1Q20, reports say

Bitmain earned over US$300 million [AU$463 million] in profit during the first quarter of 2020, an internal report reveals. Bitmain…

7 months ago