zcash

The Shadow Brokers

Cryptocurrency Transactions May Uncover Sales of Shadow Broker Hacking Tools

Even though the Shadow Brokers told customers to use privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash, researchers may have found clues pointing to who tried to buy more of the group's wares.
Joseph Cox
6.28.18
is it hot in here?

I Used A Mining Rig To Stay Warm During the Nor’easter

Getting paid for heat > paying for heat.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.8.18
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
ethereum

Nvidia Says 'Gamers Come First' as Cryptocurrency Miners Continue to Hoard GPUs

"We recommend our trading partners to take according measures to ensure they can provide the needs of gamers per usual."
Matthew Gault
1.22.18
DIY Mining

Can Clean Energy Solve Cryptocurrencies’ Energy Problem?

Julian Oliver’s wind-powered mining rig literally pulls money from thin air.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.29.17
Meat and Greet

Inside the World of the 'Bitcoin Carnivores'

Why a small community of Bitcoin users is eating meat exclusively.
Jordan Pearson
9.29.17
cryptocurrency

At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency for Hackers So Far This Year

2017 is on track to easily beat 2016.
Jordan Pearson
9.12.17
zcash

Hackers Are Crowdfunding Cryptocurrency to Buy Alleged NSA Exploits

Using a Patreon to raise cash to buy Zcash to obtain alleged state-level exploits to stop the next wave of ransomware infecting hospitals. The future is weird.
Joseph Cox
5.31.17
News

You Could Be Mining This Cryptocurrency Without Knowing It

Hackers are cashing in on Zcash.
Jordan Pearson
12.12.16
Bitcoin

How to Get Zcash, Bitcoin’s Anonymous Baby Cousin

The most promising cryptocurrency since bitcoin is ready to be mined—if you dare.
Janus Kopfstein
10.30.16