Creator of cryptocurrency miner Coinhive reveals his identity

Creator of cryptocurrency miner Coinhive reveals his identity

“Monetize your business with your users’ CPU power.” That’s the alluring promise to make a fortune overnight through crypto-mining, the practice of using computing power to generate cryptocurrency – digital money that ...
Big Bitcoin Heist: thieves in Iceland steal Bitcoin-mining equipment worth an estimated $2 million

Big Bitcoin Heist: thieves in Iceland steal Bitcoin-mining equipment worth an estimated $2 million

Authorities in Iceland have detained 11 people in what local media call the “Big Bitcoin Heist.” Thieves reportedly made off with $2 million worth of Bitcoin-mining hardware from data centers on the ...
CoffeeMiner PoC Targets Public Wi-Fi Networks to Mine for Cryptocurrency

CoffeeMiner PoC Targets Public Wi-Fi Networks to Mine for Cryptocurrency

A recently published proof-of-concept notes that it could be possible for attackers to hijack coffee shop Wi-Fi networks and get connected users to mine cryptocurrencies, according to software developer Arnau Code. A ...