Mining crypto

FPGAs threaten small-cap altcoins as Xilinx enters crypto mining

Share this article Xilinx, a Fortune 1000 semiconductor company specializing in FPGAs, is entering the crypto mining market, sources said. This poses a threat to coins with “vulnerable” mining algorithms such as Ravencoin, Nervos and others. Xilinx is a semiconductor company with a market cap of over $24 billion. Recently, leaked communications within the company […]

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Two Russians Accused of Illegally Mining Crypto on State Hardware

Two Russian citizens are being prosecuted for allegedly targeting computers of state organizations to illegally mine cryptocurrency. The two anonymous individuals allegedly infected the hardware with a program that mines cryptocurrency through a web browser, local news agency Tass reported on Dec. 16. One of the suspects, a resident of the city of Kurgan, allegedly […]