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Cryptocurrency mining service Coinhive is again in the news for misuse by a customer, this time involving handset maker Blackberry. Apparently, someone hacked into the company’s global operations website and used it to steal visitors’ computing power to mine Monero – a digital currency. Read More

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Bitcoin’s popularity is waning as alternatives such as Stellar, ZCash or monero climb the cybercriminals’ preferred list.

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“Borrowing” CPU horsepower from users to mine cryptocurrency has become common. It’s touted as a way to make money from websites without bothering viewers with ads, but many believe it borders on malware. And for good reason too. The latest such case was reported by Node.js software engineer Alessandro Polidori. In a lengthy Medium post […]

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