Category Archives: Mining

China’s Illegal Crypto Mining Crackdown Could Ignite a Bitcoin Price Rally

Besides fat-fingered whales, the other species HODLers should learn to fear are large-scale Bitcoin miners whose electricity cost is zero. The reason? Their break-even point is low enough to depress the fair market value of the Bitcoin price, dashing the asset’s seven-figure ambitions. Continue reading China’s Illegal Crypto Mining Crackdown Could Ignite a Bitcoin Price Rally

Research Warns ‘Familiar’ Monero Mining Malware Is Infecting Windows Systems

A new hacking tool is propagating throughout the online community in an attempt to install cryptocurrency mining malware, researchers at security intelligence firm Trend Micro confirmed in a blog post on Feb. 20. Continue reading Research Warns ‘Familiar’ Monero Mining Malware Is Infecting Windows Systems

Ethereum (ETH) Network Sees Transactions with Exorbitant Mining Fees

Ethereum (ETH) has again shown transaction fees that far exceed the block rewards. Etherscan revealed several such instances, in one case the amount reaching 2,100 ETH. Other transactions saw fees of 420 ETH and 210 ETH. Continue reading Ethereum (ETH) Network Sees Transactions with Exorbitant Mining Fees