Topic: cryptocurrency

Report: Cryptocurrency mining ramps up even as the value decreases

Even though the value of cryptocurrency has been decreasing, there was a significant increase in cryptocurrency mining in the first half of 2018, according to Trend Micro’s “Unseen Threats, Imminent Losses” report. The amount of cryptocurrency mining activity detected in the first half of 2018 was more than double that of the second half of … continue reading

Crypto mining and the cloud: The perfect IT security storm

Cryptocurrencies and the cloud are two of the hottest topics in technology circles today. They’re not often discussed in tandem. But they should be, especially among cloud security professionals. Why? Because when put together, cryptocurrencies and the cloud create the perfect storm from a cybersecurity perspective. People want to mine cryptocurrency, which is pricey. The … continue reading

Beyond blockchain: Building trustless networks

One would be hard-pressed nowadays to enter a conversation about decentralized networking without the term ‘blockchain’ becoming the focal point of the discussion. The promise that blockchain technology will disrupt a plethora of industries has captivated individuals and businesses globally. Whilst I certainly believe that the emerging technology will play a huge role in shaping … continue reading

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