It’s barely a week, and Monero (XMR) is on the spotlight again. According to recent reports, a malicious malware has been attacking over 200,000 routers in Brazil to mine the privacy-centric cryptocurrency.
The little town of Rockdale in the U.S. state of Texas has been selected as the location for cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain's new data center.
Cryptocurrency mining company Argo Blockchain PLC is now listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). And on its first trading day, the company already sold 156.25 million shares at 16 pence each for a total of $32 million, which means Argo now has a baseline valuation of $61 million.
Privacy-centric altcoin Monero was discovered to have been carrying a bug that allows hackers to steal coins directly from cryptocurrency exchanges.
The SamSam ransomware was able to grab $6 million worth of BTC from a total of 233 victims since 2015, according to a Sophos report.
The number of cryptocurrency mining operators in the country has grown by as much as 15% since the beginning of 2018, according to the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain.
The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) Courts has partnered with Smart Dubai to create the world’s first “Court of the Blockchain.”
State-owned Agricultural Bank of China has begun testing its E-Blockchain Loan solution by issuing a $294,105 agricultural land mortgage loan. This is the first of its kind to be issued, and will benefit husbandry and agriculture, including the local tea industry.
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Watts Miners claims that its chips are able to mine at 120 terahashes per second (TH/s) at 800 watts on a 7-nanometer (nm) chip, which is ten times more efficient than what its competitors produce.
The much-hyped Lightning Network is “impractical” and “suffers from routing errors and wallet bugs,” according to the findings of a study done on the network.