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    Private Torrent Sites Allow Users to Mine Cryptocurrency for Upload Credit

    Some private torrent sites are giving their users the option to use a cryptocurrency miner in exchange for upload credit. This comes after last month when it was found that popular torrent site The Pirate Bay was using a hidden cryptocurrency miner. The implementation on the private sites has...
  2. FrgMstr

    Alternative Interactive Cryptocurrency Offerings Protocol

    Those crazy kids, Vitalik Buterin and Jason Teusch, over at the University of Chicago's Department of Computer Science, have come up with an alternate model for initial cryptocurrency offerings. This academic paper argues for new structures for ICOs that allow "all" buyers a place in line when...
  3. Gilthanis

    BURST Assets

    Anyone have tips on Assets and how to pick out the good ones? Also, anyone know where to pick a few up for free to get experience? This guy has been giving a few away recently for those interested. -
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    Hacked Websites Mine Cryptocurrencies

    With the popularity of cryptocurrencies on the rise and value increasing, A current trend is injecting some malicious code into websites by unscrupulous webmasters and blackhats using JavaScript cryptocurrency miners. Sucuri blog takes a look into one of the more popular platforms being used...
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    Asus Releases Mining Motherboard With 19 PCIe Slots

    Asus has released the new B250 Mining Expert motherboard. The new board features 19 PCIe slots, three 24-pin power connectors, and a mining focused BIOS, on an ATX form factor. It is socket 1151 with only 2 RAM slots, ASUS says it is designed to work with inexpensive Celeron CPU's. Either ASUS...
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    Local BTC Storage, Desktop Wallet, Need Advice

    Hey guys, I could use some advice with respect to local (home PC) "storage" of BTC. Background: I'm relatively new to cryptocurrency production and transactions. As a Folding@Home enthusiast, I've been folding for 16 years. I joined the Foldingcoin and Curecoin awarding teams just this summer...
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    Buying bitcoins without risk

    Where can I purchase bitcoin with zero risk of fraud?
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    Best Cryptocurrency to mine with 3GB GPUs

    Hi there, I am rather new to the world of Altcoins, so excuse me if some of my questions are stupid. I have four graphic cards lying around: - HD7970, 3GB - r9 280x, 3GB - GTX 670, 2GB - GTX 690, 4GB I also already got Mainboard, CPU, Ram and PSU, so other than electricity bill no additional...
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    Ethereum Price Plummets As Mining Difficulty Skyrockets

    It appears the Ethereum gold rush may be coming to and end. As the price skyrocketed from $8.22 at the end of 2016, to it's peak of over $380 in June many people started investing in mining rigs. While Ethereum is in no way dead, the cryptocurrency has dropped over 28% in value over the last...
  10. M

    FS: EVGA SC 1070

    All, I'm selling my EVGA SC 1070. What comes with the card: -Warranty through EVGA -Original invoice for proof of purchase date -Original box and paperwork -Thermal pads installed for better cooling I purchased the card a few weeks ago from Linden on Hardforum. He is an outstanding guy and...
  11. Gilthanis

    Grid Computing Center On top of running the NCI applications from GoofyxGrid, it appears that they are now testing some cryptocoin generation options to fill the place of BitoinUtopia. Apparently you will be able to mine XMR from the project if you opt in. Currently only AMD...
  12. M

    Sapphire R9 270

    I'm selling my 270 because i upgraded to a GTX 1070 and no longer need, plus with the AMD market looking good I might as well try! Originally purchases from grimham last year, December 2016. The card is in great physically and working condition. It does have some fan noise here and there...
  13. Zarathustra[H]

    Linux.MulDrop.14 Malware Mines for Cryptocurrency Using Raspberry Pi Devices

    A few weeks ago we reported on Adylkuzz, a malware that uses the same attack vector as the WannaCry ransomware, but rather than extort you for money by holding your data hostage, it installs cryptocurrency mining software on your machine, and mines cryptocurrency to the benefit of its creator...
  14. FrgMstr

    Adylkuzz Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Spreading

    "Good" malware is the kind the person is not even aware of, right? And "good" malware prevents the spread of other malware, right? The ProofPoint website has a write-up on the Adylkuzz malware, that is much like the WannaCry RansomWorm in that it spreads the same way. Instead of holding your...