Blockchain technology, like everything else that can be connected to the internet, is prone to attacks by hackers. Developers need to take extra precautions to protect their dApps and other blockchain-based products from hackers. This is because, crimes committed on the blockchain often go unreported. The vulnerability isn?t just a problem faced by third generation [?]
Spectral observations made by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft identified hydrated minerals across the asteroid, confirming that Bennu, a remnant from early in the formation of the solar system, is an excellent specimen for the OSIRIS-REx mission to study the composition of primitive volatiles and organics.
An increase in small-scale gold mining has taken a toll on the Amazon, increasing deforestation and polluting waterways, according to a new report. Mining in protected indigenous areas has increased exponentially.
The anonymity-focused cryptocurrency Zcoin recently announced a new mining algorithm which is being touted as a solution to the controversial centralization of mining power made possible by ASIC devices. ASIC devices are extremely expensive and powerful and are currently the best way to mine most cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin faced its second largest drop in its history, with a recent adjustment on Yesterday, according to the data provided by Chinese mining pool BTC.com Bitcoin's hashing difficulty algorithm is generally adjusted once every two weeks for maintaining the normal 10-min block time. It's been adjusted for the second time?
Hackers might have another way to steal data from corporations: cryptomining software. Troy Kent, a threat researcher at Awake Security, presented his findings at the InfoSecurity North America Conference in New York earlier this month. ?With this attack, people are using a tool, a crypto miner that they?re used to seeing on their network. But [?]
The latest version of Coinshares?s bi-annual bitcoin mining report is now available, and it includes some fascinating conclusions in terms of the types of energy sources involved in the bitcoin mining process. According to the report, at least 77.6% of bitcoin mining is powered by renewable energy, which is in direct contrast to the sorts [?]
The Chelan County PUD recently unveiled their proposed rate structure for cryptocurrency activities, and local miners are crying foul. At the heart of the issue is the increased variable and fixed costs crypto-mining activities bring. Customer Utilities Rate Adviser Lindsey Mohns explained the new proposed rate structure. ?This rate structure is...