05May/19

Québec Allocates 300 MW Energy Quota for Crypto Mining

Québec, the resource-rich Canadian province, has made up its mind about cryptocurrency mining. Régie de l’énergie, the region’s energy regulator, has rendered its decision on the blockchain sector and lifted the moratoriumRead More…

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02May/19

Malware Shellbot is Now Capable of Shutting Down Other Miners

The Shellbot cryptojacking malware has gone through an update and come out with some new capabilities, technology news website TechCrunch reported on May 1. Per the report, these findings come from Boston-basedRead More…

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27Apr/19

Consumer-Targeted Cryptojacking Is ‘Essentially Extinct’: Research

Illicit crypto mining — or cryptojacking — against consumers “is essentially extinct,” declares a report released by cybersecurity company MalwareBytes on April 23. Per the report, after in-browser mining service CoinHive shutRead More…

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26Apr/19

Funding Approved for Audit of Ethereum’s ProgPoW Mining Proposal

Ethereum developers announced today that funding has been approved to audit the hotly-contested code change known as Progressive Proof-of-Work or ProgPoW. Since February, developers have been gathering the funds necessary to backRead More…

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26Apr/19

Buterin Proposal Could Turn Ethereum Staking Into $160 Million Industry

A new proposal by Vitalik Buterin, the creator of ethereum, suggests he is considering increasing rewards for validators who would secure the operation of the next version of the world’s second-largest blockchain.Read More…

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