Hackers Target 400,000 Computers with Mining Malware

More than 400,000 personal computers have been attacked in a large-scale attempt to distribute cryptocurrency mining malware. The hackers used sophisticated trojans to infect PCs mostly...

Is Bitmain Quietly Developing a Mining Facility in the US?

According to public documents the mining giant based out of Beijing, Bitmain Technologies, is allegedly building a data facility near Port Walla Walla, Washington called ‘Ant...

Most Forked Coins Are Proving More Hassle Than They’re Worth

The last month has seen a spate of high profile forks, as zclassic (ZCL), eth classic, and litecoin have all split to create new coins. Each...

Litecoin Price Starts Bucking the Downtrend With Solid LTC/BTC Gains

With all cryptocurrency markets dipping hard today, it is very difficult to find a positive note. The Litecoin price may provide that positive aspect so many...

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Sets Up Secret US Subsidiary

Cryptocurrency mining specialist Bitmain may be quietly developing new facilities in America's Pacific Northwest, documents suggest. While nothing has been stated publicly by Bitmain, the bitcoin mining...

NSFW? Australian Police Probe Government Staffers Over Crypto Mining

Police are reportedly investigating whether two employees of Australia's official weather reporting agency used official resources to mine cryptocurrencies. ABC News reported at least one of the...

US Officials Endorse Blockchain at DC Summit, But ICO Concerns Linger

Come together and collaborate... This was, perhaps, the message broadcast by representatives of the U.S. government to audience members at the first day of panels at the...

Scotiabank Bans Bitcoin Purchases with Payment Cards

Various banks have begun preventing customers from purchasing cryptocurrencies with their payment cards. It seems this trend will not slow down anytime soon. Scotiabank is the...

Bitmain Wants to Invest in Blockchain-Powered ‘Central Banks’

Bitcoin mining hardware giant Bitmain announced Wednesday that it intends to invest in as many as thirty startups working to create "private central banks" powered by...

New Study Looks at the Cost to Mine BTC Across the Globe

Just recently the firm Crescent Electric Supply Company conducted a study that showed the cost of mining one single bitcoin in each state in the U.S....

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