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Want to reduce cybercrime? Undermine black market, watch cryptocurrency exchanges, experts say

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 days ago

Lawmakers want to know how to crack down on the monetization of stolen data.

Why Salon is turning to cryptomining

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

CyberScoop spoke with Salon Media Group CEO Jordan Hoffner: "I’m not sure if it’s a smart move, not sure if it’s a dumb move, but it’s a bold move."

Salon will use readers' CPUs to mine Monero

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

Enjoy progressive politics? Have some free computing power? Have we got a deal for you!

Government websites, including uscourts.gov, pulled into cryptomining scheme

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

A third-party plugin co-opted sites, including ones belonging to the U.S. federal courts and D.C.'s public transit system, to mine Monero.

Seoul claims North Korea stole millions worth of cryptocurrency from domestic exchanges

by Chloe Kim • 1 month ago

The North is still trying to hack into South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges.

Monero mining botnet 'Smominru' earns hackers $3.6 million

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Smominru uses EternalBlue, a Windows exploit developed by the NSA and leaked by the hacking group Shadow Brokers, to spread across computers.

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