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Researchers at computer security firm McAfee Labs discovered a lethal new cryptojacking malware called “WebCobra,” which steals victims’ computing power to mine the cryptocurrencies Monero or Zcash secretly. The spike in cryptocurrency prices has inspired a new wave of cybercriminals, who use malware to cannibalize unsuspecting victims’ computers to mine crypto. Infections Spotted In Brazil, …

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After an explosive rally, bitcoin cash has entered a period of consolidation ahead of a highly anticipated hard fork in just four days. On Saturday, crypto payment processor BitPay announced it will back the primary upgrade of Bitcoin Cash, joining a growing list of entities that are sticking with the so-called “Satoshi Vision” chain. BCH/USD …

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Is your computer suddenly sluggish and hot all the time? You might have fallen victim to this new Russian malware designed to steal your computing power to secretly mine cryptocurrency. Researchers from McAfee labs have discovered a new breed of crypto-jacking malware which cannibalizes your computing power to mine Monero or Zcash. What is particularly …

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As the anticipation towards additional cryptocurrency integrations builds following the listing of Basic Attention Token (BAT) and 0x (ZRX), the prices of Cardano (ADA), Zcash (ZEC), and Stellar (XLM) have started to surge. Since November 2, the day BAT was officially integrated into Coinbase Pro and Coinbase.com, XLM, the native cryptocurrency of the Stellar blockchain …

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© Reuters. Zcash’s core differentiator, shielded transactions, are computationally heavy – so much so that most users and exchanges can’t support it. Heralded as a privacy breakthrough in the crypto community, shielded transactions run a type of cryptography named zk-snarks in order to obscure transaction data. But a new upgrade, predicted to activate on October …

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This story was shared from this site Friday markets are still in decline; Zcash and Stellar opposing the drop, Dogecoin and BAT getting dumped. Yesterday’s decline has continued today though its momentum has slowed a little. Crypto market capitalization has fallen below $215 billion as all hopes of a real recovery have by now evaporated. …

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Following a month-long surge in which Basic Attention Token (BAT) shot to 144% gains on the back of Coinbase rumours, the BAT token price is now on the way back down after those rumours came to fruition. In a classic example of ‘buy the rumour, sell the news’, BAT dropped 24% of its value just …

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(Please note the following is not a verbatim transcript.) Arthur: Do you see a role for enterprise solutions in Polkadot?Fredrik: Integrating enterprise blockchains with public blockchains is an important goal of Polkadot. For example, a private education organization chain that stores personal certificates can share the knowledge of the status of whether someone holds the …

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This story was shared from this site A team of developers has created a new blockchain privacy model called Zero-Knowledge Executions, or, more briefly, ZEXE. The model is detailed in a paper written by researchers at UC Berkeley, Zcash, Cornell Tech, and Johns Hopkins University. Although ZEXE “isn’t exactly Ethereum,” as one of the developers …

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