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Petro
Petro

Venezuela’s ‘Petro’ Launch Was Amateur Hour

A last-minute blockchain switch saw scammers trying to cash in on the confusion.
Jordan Pearson
4 days ago
cryptocurrency
cryptocurrency

Hackers Infiltrated Tesla to Mine Cryptocurrency

The latest cryptojacking scheme targeted the car manufacturer.
Mack DeGuerin
4 days ago
please no
please no

Steven Seagal Is Promoting ‘Bitcoiin,’ Which Has Nothing to Do With Bitcoin

Seagal pivots to trash crypto.
Jordan Pearson
5 days ago
thanks a lot
thanks a lot

Cryptocurrency Miners Are 'Limiting' the Search for Alien Life

Berkely's SETI project can't get its hands on the latest graphics cards, which are popular with cryptocurrency miners.
Matthew Gault
2.14.18
suggestion box
suggestion box

Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay for Journalism Is Not the Worst Idea I've Ever Heard

When Salon tried a new way to monetize users with adblockers, everybody hated it.
Jordan Pearson
2.14.18
cryptocurrency
cryptocurrency

This Guy Lives on a Yacht He Bought With Money He Made Selling 'Pepe Cash'

"I definitely got my 27-footer directly thanks to the major rise in Rare Pepe and Pepe Cash price."
Sébastien Wesolowski
2.14.18
zcash
zcash

Radioactive Material From Chernobyl Will Help Secure the Next Version of Zcash

How to use toxic waste to generate “toxic waste.”
Daniel Oberhaus
2.14.18
why
why

The Biggest Cryptocurrency Mining Hack Yet Made a Grand Total of $24

Hackers loaded in-browser cryptocurrency miner Coinhive into UK, US, and Canadian government websites on Sunday.
Jordan Pearson
2.13.18
cryptojacking
cryptojacking

Creators of In-Browser Cryptocurrency Miner 'Coinhive' Say Their Reputation Couldn't Be Much Worse

Hackers are planting code on websites designed to use visitors’ computers to mine cryptocurrency. The creators of Coinhive, one of the most popular variants, say they didn’t see it coming.
Joseph Cox
2.13.18
mining eh?
mining eh?

Hackers Used Ontario Government and CAMH Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency

Hackers hijacked a popular plugin.
Jordan Pearson
2.12.18
Narrow Misses
Narrow Misses

Cryptocurrency Mining Hack That Compromised Thousands of Sites ‘Could Have Been a Catastrophe’

UK and US government sites were affected.
Jordan Pearson
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.12.18
Friday Brain Melt
Friday Brain Melt

Bitcoin’s ‘Civil War’ Hit InfoWars Last Night and It Was Bizarre

We've hit peak... something.
Jordan Pearson
2.9.18