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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

Ethereum Daily Mining Rewards Аre at Lowest Level Ever Reported

According to Etherscan, on Feb. 10, 13,370 new ETH have been created, down from over 20 thousand in December 2018 and an all-time-high of over 39 thousand reported on July 30, 2015. The recent sharp decrease in the quantity of newly mined ETH was evidently caused by a sudden increase in Ethereum mining difficulty, which Etherscan data revealed on Feb. 10. Continue reading Ethereum Daily Mining Rewards Аre at Lowest Level Ever Reported