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Millions of Android devices compromised, mining for cryptocurrency

Security researchers say millions of Android devices have been hit by a "drive by" campaign designed to mine for the cryptocurrency Monero......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 13th, 2018

Government websites fall prey to cryptocurrency mining hijack

It's not just private companies' websites falling victim to cryptocurrency mining hijacks. Security consultant Scott Helme and the Register have discovered that intruders compromised over 4,200 sites with Coinhive's notorious Mo.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2018

Nvidia shares surge 11 percent as GPU chip demand skyrockets

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp reported a better-than-expected 34 percent jump in quarterly revenue on Thursday, underpinned by strong demand for its graphics chips used in data centers, gaming devices and in cryptocurrency mining......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 8th, 2018

Samsung Enters The Cryptocurrency Mining Space, Announces First-Ever Stock Split

Cryptocurrency mining has lifted results for chipmakers NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 31st, 2018

Earnings Outlook: AMD earnings: Mining for crypto gold, more Spectre details

When Advanced Micro Devices Inc. reports earnings, investors will look at the results for clues about how cryptocurrency mining is figuring into sales and the forecast for indications about the effects of chip-design flaws......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 26th, 2018

New Cryptocurrency Mining Android Malware Can Even Damage Your Phone

The Android ecosystem has new malware, which is farming bitcoins in full-force using your phone’s processing power. This ne.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 20th, 2017

AMD Has More To Lose Than Nvidia Should Bitcoin Mining Hardware Sales Decline

The cryptocurrency craze has been a major tailwind for both Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA). Latest.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 13th, 2017

Earnings Outlook: AMD earnings: New products and crypto-related sales are key to quarter

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. investors will be looking for how the chipmaker’s new product rollouts are faring are for more indications of how demand for cryptocurrency mining cards are driving sales......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2017

AMD And Nvidia: How Vulnerable Are They To Cryptocurrency Concerns?

Demand for cryptocurrency mining has been a pleasant surprise for shareholders of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA). Latest Ratings for AMD DateF.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 11th, 2017

Google wants to get AR on millions of Android phones

With ARCore, Google battles with Apple to get augmented reality on more devices. But it means a shift away from Google’s Tango program......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 29th, 2017

Cryptocurrency Mining Is The Next Gold Rush, And AMD To Make Short-Term Gains Selling The "Pickaxes"

Despite Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD)’s strong second-quarter earnings beat, Argus analyst Jim Kelleher isn&rsquo read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 27th, 2017

Millions of phones could be tracked with ultrasonic spying tool

Hundreds of Android apps could be covertly tracking users via inaudible sounds emitted by nearby devices, researchers have found.  .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2017

Millions of Android Devices Could Be Secretly Spying on Users, Researchers Claim

Apps from McDonald's and Krispy Kreme were found to contain the S.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 7th, 2017

Google Introduces Google Pay To Replace Android Pay And Google Wallet

Google is starting to integrate both the Android Pay and Google Wallet functionality into one service – Google Pay. As a result, on Tuesday, Google’s new unified payments service launched an app for the Android devices. As of now,.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk12 hr. 6 min. ago

Google Pay with enhanced security features announced for Android devices

Google Pay app supersedes the Android Pay and Google Wallet apps by bringing the functionality of both these apps together in one single digital payments app.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard18 hr. 21 min. ago

Here"s What Nvidia Thinks About Cryptocurrency Mining

Nvidia's rapid rise has come at the same time as a massive surge in the cryptocurrency market, so the fact that the company???s GPUs are often used in the coin mining process makes the whole story even more remarkable. It is no secre.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytFeb 20th, 2018

Choosing Between Ad Blockers or Cryptocurrency Mining

Some websites give users a choice between disabling ad blocking software or letting the site have access to the user's computer to mine for cryptocurrency. Be careful......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 20th, 2018

Yandex Caps a Stellar Year With More Market-Share Gains

The Russian internet search leader continues to claw back its core search market, particularly on Android devices......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 15th, 2018

Salon Finds A Novel Workaround For Lost Ad Revenue: Cryptocurrency Mining

Online publication Salon announced in a blog post that the website will mine cryptocurrency with the unused processing power in a reader's computer when they turn on ad-blockers while reading the online magazine. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 14th, 2018

Hackers Hijack Millions of Smartphones to Mine Cryptocurrency

Hackers are taking over the processing power of people's phones in order to mine cryptocurrency......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 14th, 2018

Mining As A Service Is About To Be The Next Big Cryptocurrency Industry

Someone has to power all the Bitcoin......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 13th, 2018