Cryptojacking: Attackers Hijack Indian Government Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency

Hackers stole the processing power of several Indian government websites to mine cryptocurrencies, researchers found. Citizen portals such as that of the municipal administration of Andhra Pradesh (AP), Tirupati Municipal Corporation and Macherla municipality are among the hundreds of Indian websites that are found to be infected by cryptojacking malware. Cryptojacking, as the term indicates, The post Cryptojacking: Attackers Hijack Indian Government Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN

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Second-Largest Bitcoin Cash Mining Pool Agrees to Process Zero-Fee Transactions

Two more bitcoin cash mining pools have announced they will support the “Miner’s Choice” initiative, which urges miners to remove the dust limit and begin processing a set number of zero-fee transactions. CoinGeek — which along with nChain devised the plan — on Thursday announced that mining pools ViaBTC and Bitcoin.com have agreed to join The post Second-Largest Bitcoin Cash Mining Pool Agrees to Process Zero-Fee Transactions appeared first on CCN

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