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Pool Mining for Average Joe

Despite the rise in mainstream media adopting a more positive stance on cryptocurrencies, at least in terms of reporting on the actual news relating to the subject, the regulatory environment remains as murky and as uncertain as ever. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are banned in around a half-dozen countries around the world and it remains […]

FCC: Bitcoin Miner Interfered with T-Mobile’s LTE Network in Brooklyn

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has taken action against a Brooklyn resident who was using a Bitcoin miner because the machine was interfering with T-Mobile’s 700 MHz LTE network in the city. FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel commented on the incident in a Tweet: Okay, this @FCC letter has it all: #bitcoin mining, computing power needed […]

View Adds Or Mine Cryptocurrency, Salon Gives You The Choice

Deal with ads and pop-ups or become a corporate crypto-mining minion. These will be your choices from now on when you go to Salon’s website. Add free for miners In a bid to replace revenue lost from the number of browsers who have enabled ad-blocking programs Salon will now give you a choice, turn off your […]

UK, Australian Government Websites Cryptojacked by Mining Malware

Mining malware is spreading like wildfire, every week now we run another story on some platform or other falling victim to it. As cryptocurrencies become far more lucrative than ransomware or identity theft incidents of exploits will only increase. Various governmental departments in Australia and the UK were found frantically calling the tech guys over […]