Microsoft now prohibits crypto mining on its cloud solutions. It said that the move was taken to help protect other customers as mining can cause disruption and impairment to its network.
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New York state has passed a law which puts a moratorium on crypto mining that relies on fossil fuels. Miners that use renewable energy will still be able to continue mining in the state.
Miners and e-cafes in China are now flooding the market with the graphics cards they no longer need. As crypto crashes, mining becomes financially inefficient, thus forcing miners to sell their GPUs.
Microsoft's acquisition of Minit shows its commitment to aiding organizations uncover and optimize their business processes by bringing data and execution together to gain deeper insights.
A European Union Parliament committee has decided not to ban proof-of-work cryptocurrencies in the bloc. Such a ban would have affected the most popular cryptos including Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Following a ban on Bitcoin mining in China earlier this year, it seems that the network has fully recovered which is a testament to the cryptocurrency's resiliency. The U.S. now has the most miners.
Google has said as many as 86% of hacked Google Cloud instances are being used to mine for cryptocurrencies. It said users should use better passwords and keep third-party software updated.
The Chia crypto-coin has been causing shortages of storage hardware like SSDs and HDDs. Some of the SSD makers have now started to react by reducing the endurance and warranties on their products.
A study finds that 40% of China's bitcoin mining is powered by coal and will produce 130.5 million metric tons of carbon emissions by 2024. This would hamper the country's control of CO2 emissions.
Nvidia launched the RTX 3060 desktop graphics card with an algorithm to slow the Ethereum mining performance, but now it seems to be removing those limits with a new GeForce driver.
According to a study, global power consumption in Bitcoin mining reached new highs this year, topping 7 GW. Industry stands at 120 EH/s with China contributing significantly to the mean hashrate.
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A new report from Symantec has revealed that Microsoft unknowingly hosted malicious applications in its Microsoft Store, that used up the device's resources in order to mine cryptocurrencies.
Since the start of the year, the bitcoin hash rate has boomed by 155%. Hash rate charts indicate the amount of computing power mining bitcoin, which makes us ask: why are so many mining it now?
Andy OS, a popular desktop Android emulator, has been reportedly found to install a cryptomining malware. The report has been denied, but there is quite a bit of information proving otherwise.
Coinrail, a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, has confirmed that it got hacked with around one third of its token reserves being compromised. Consequently, the price of bitcoin has taken a tumble.
Microsoft has reported on its findings from a new piece of research into malicious cryptocurrency mining. It said that malicious mining had increased at the expense of cryptocurrency ransomware tools.
Kraken crypto exchange CEO, Jesse Powell, has stated that he believes that the cryptocurrencies will achieve a valuation of $1 trillion this year. In January, bitcoin lost more than half its value.
With graphics cards costing several hundred or thousands of dollars, Unicef has asked gamers to reduce the lifetime of this expensive hardware in a bid to raise funds for charities around the world.
Bitcoin has passed a significant point in its short history. The cryptocurrency has recently seen its 16.8 millionth coin mined which means 80% of all the coins are now in circulation.
With the popularity of cryptocurrencies rising exponentially, the hijacking of unsuspecting computers for mining efforts is also on the rise. Opera's latest browser halts that risk with one click.
Opera has now bundled a new anti-mining feature into its ad-blocker which will stop websites from using your computer to mine cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin without your knowledge.
Russia is expected to ban the mining of alternative cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, in the country. It hasn't said that people will be stopped from using them, however.
Websites stealthily using the CPU resources of visitors could be a much larger problem than expected, with a report suggesting as many as 500 million PCs visit sites that use such tools.
The most popular torrent site in the world is, once again, monetising the droves of users it attracts daily by using their CPUs to mine cryptocurrencies, this time without the ability to opt out.
In response to The Pirate Bay's dabbling with the use of visitors' PCs to mine cryptocurrency, the developers of AdBlock Plus have now pushed out a filter that prevents sites from doing so.
The authorities have ordered Bitcoin exchange executives to stay in the country in order to help the authorities with their investigations as they move to close down Bitcoin exchanges in China.
With the price of bitcoin reaching record highs, motherboard manufacturers have begun challenging the limits of what is possible, by squeezing as many GPU slots they can onto mining motherboards.
During an investigation into large scale attacks like WannaCry, the researchers found a new Linux virus that can be used to execute commands or mine crypto-currencies on an infected system.
During an interview, the CEO of BTCC said that the increase in cyber attacks on bitcoin exchanges proves the value behind the cryptocurrency and that the value of bitcoin will increase substantially.
Mining cryptocurrency has gained quite a following, not only from consumers but also manufacturers. ASRock is the latest company to capitalize on this trend, introducing a new motherboard.
Mining cryptocurrency has become popular over the past couple of years, and manufacturers of PC components have taken notice. Biostar has now introduced its latest motherboard to offer 12 GPU slots.
Apple touted its advances and focus on using renewable energy and recycled materials in its products. The company also said that one day it will fully rely on recycled minerals and end mining.
A pioneer of internet in Africa, Nii Quaynor, has announced the establishment of a Bitcoin producing farm on the continent. He claims that it is the first mining facility in Africa.
A new piece of malware has been found which spreads through an innocent looking link on Skype. The malware is spreading at around 2,000 clicks per hour and uses the host computer to mine for Bitcoins.
Neowin discovers a classic computer from the late 1980s, operating still as a daily piece of hardware at a silver mine somewhere in the world.
Credit card numbers, passwords, and Social Security Numbers are amongst the confidential data comScore is accused of siphoning via spyware-like software installed by users.