Monero Developers Consider Adopting New Proof-of-Work Algorithm in October

Privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero will reportedly switch to a new proof-of-work algorithm in October. Privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero (XMR) plans to switch to a new proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm in October. The new algorithm follows an agreement with permanent storage network Arweave, which will fund an audit of the new algorithm, an Arweave spokesperson told Cointelegraph via email […]

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Crypto Mining App Honeyminer Now Available on MacOS

New Jersey-based crypto mining startup Honeyminer has made its mining app available for Macintosh computers. New Jersey-based cryptocurrency mining startup Honeyminer has made its mining app available on the Apple Macintosh operating system, the firm announced in a blog post on May 9. The Honeyminer app runs in the background, using the central processing unit […]

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Cybercriminals Sneak in Crypto Mining Malware via Confluence Software Exploit

Cybercriminals are exploiting a known vulnerability in the software Confluence to mine XMR. Cybercriminals are now reportedly exploiting known vulnerability CVE-2019-3396 in the software Confluence, a workspace productivity tool made by Atlassian, according to a report by security intelligence firm Trend Micro Inc. on May 7. The exploit that has been developed allows cybercriminals to […]

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