Crypto Miner Weekly – South Korea apprehends hackers who attacked more than 6000 mining rigs

  The Crypto Miner Weekly is dedicated to bringing you the latest developments in Crypto mining technology. Information that will guide you to the most effective methods and tools available to maximize the output of your crypto mining configuration and investment.   What’s Hot and What’s Not The cyber criminals that attacked the crypto mining operations of more than 6,000 mining rigs (PCs) have been apprehended. Six hackers, attempting to steal cryptocurrencies like Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Ripple (XRP) from unsuspecting crypto miners were arrested in South…

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Innovation in AI and its potential impact on various industries

  AI will make a significant impact on various industries such as automotive, gaming, and cybersecurity. The transformation of these sectors is on the horizon.      Technological innovations have taken place in every industry and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the forefront. The automotive sector is implementing AI for speech inputs and build a connected ecosystem. The gaming industry would also go under transformation with better balance and enhanced user experience. Moreover, detection of new cyber attacks will be possible along with countering them as human expertise…

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How Blockchain Can Impact on Social Media

  In 2014, Cambridge Analytica began collecting the data of more than 87 million Facebook users. Different political organizations and politicians used information from data breaches to influence voters’ opinions, including: Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, who used it in their 2015‒2016 campaign. The Institutional Revolutionary Party, which used it in 2018 for Mexico’s general elections. Pro-Brexit groups, which used it during the referendum to advance their own agendas in 2016.     Is this the first time something like this happened? Not even close. Facebook is notorious for allowing…

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Why Cybersecurity Is Crucial For Your Business

  These days, cybersecurity is a topic that every business has to address. More and more businesses get hacked every year as hackers get more sophisticated, sometimes even having the resources of an entire nation behind them. Private companies must take steps to ensure that they are protected against hacking and cyberattacks. But why is cybersecurity so crucial? In order to understand this, you have to understand more about how cybersecurity and cyberattacks actually work. Let’s take a close look at cybersecurity for business, including the potential for disaster that…

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TLDR Capital Launches Security Division Led by Veteran FBI Special Agents and Navy SEAL

  Leading crypto investment and advisory firm brings specialized cyber and physical security to at-risk market participants   New York, NY— July 12, 2018 — TLDR, a global investment and advisory firm for tokenization projects, has announced a new security-focused practice, TLDR Security, that will provide unparalleled cyber and physical security services to the global blockchain market. The team of experts includes veteran cyber FBI Special Agents Andre McGregor and Jason Truppi and Navy SEAL Chuck McGraw. With their respective, decades-long experience in cyber, operational, and personnel security, TLDR Security…

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CryptoBridge and the Future of Digital Asset Trading

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Most of trading and interest the worldwide groundswell of interest in digital currency over the past year has been funneled through major exchanges like Coinbase, Gemini, and Kraken. These centralized exchanges have brought billions of dollars of value to blockchain projects and digital currencies. The growth has been exponential — over 3400% in 2017 alone and there are hundreds of them starting up everywhere.     However, these centralized exchanges are subject to hacking and a host of other problems regarding security and user privacy.…

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Coindash Hacker Returns 20,000 ETH

Last year a hacker stole 37,000 ETH from Coindash during the company’s ICO, now the company announced that 20,000 ETH have been sent to the company’s wallet from the address associated with the hacker. The transaction constitutes the second instance in which the hacker has returned funds to Coindash.     At the time the 37,000 ETH was valued at approximately $10 million USD. The 20,000 ETH tokens returned to Coindash are currently worth approximately $17 million.   The transaction comprises the second time that the hacker has returned funds…

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How Hackers Could Cause Global Chaos

Barrett Brown is a criminal connected to Anonymous, a group that hacked a private security firm to reveal secrets. He is now out and living in a halfway house in Dallas.     He had time while spending a year in a prison cell thinking about what he might do when he got out.   He says he is now ready to change, so next time he gets involved in hacking a corporation he is able to inflict maximum damage.   “Certainly, I haven’t gotten any less militant in the…

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How to Install your Embedded Vault

Cryptocurrency during the past year has soared to new highs coupled with the need to protect them. Embedded Vault can do just that. Embedded Vault is the world’s most secure cryptocurrency software wallet that can turn your PC into a secure hardware wallet.   Current Requirements for Embedded Vault: Android Smartphone with Fingerprint scanner and Bluetooth Windows PC with Bluetooth       Embedded Vault currently supports popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, EOT Coin, EOT Token, Waves and also provides an exchange between EOT tokens to EOT coins.   The…

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Covert Crypto Mining hits YouTube

Youtube users were given a shock with breaking news that YouTube serves ads with CPU-draining cryptocurrency miners.   While users are watching videos, attackers are profiting. Users tool to Social media last week to complain that their antivirus programs were detecting cryptocurrency mining code when they visited YouTube.               Monero mining:  Researchers at Trend Micro said that attackers were abusing the Google DoubleClick ad platform to display them to YouTube visitors.     The ads contain Javascript that mines the digital currency, Monero.   Full…

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