Category Archives: Mining

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

Monero Crypto Network Plans Fork to Buck ASIC Miners Once and For All

Developers of the privacy-cryptocurrency Monero have announced they’ll be “forking” (making code changes to) their network, changes that will reportedly make it impossible for “miners” using powerful ASIC-chip-laden machinery to process transactions on the network, Blockchain Reporter states. Continue reading Monero Crypto Network Plans Fork to Buck ASIC Miners Once and For All

Litecoin Hashrate climbs back above 200TH/s amid two months of growth

Despite current market conditions the Litecoin Network has just retaken another target by surpassing 200TH/s (terahash) hashrate as continued growth extends for a second consecutive month. As such, even though market value is down ~85% (sitting at $41) from its peak, the network security has only fallen by ~30% according to data provided by BitInfoCharts. Continue reading Litecoin Hashrate climbs back above 200TH/s amid two months of growth