Visitors on Salon.com that don't want to see advertisements have two options: Purchase the paid mobile app for Android and iOS, or let the company mine digital coins on your PC. The move is to secure revenue due to the heavy use of ad blocker plugins in modern web browsers.
Microsoft said that it plans to create a platform based on blockchain technology to decentralize your personal data. That means your info won't be stored on servers, but instead reside in a secure chain-like network spanning innumerable PCs scattered across the globe.
On Sunday, someone hacked a popular website plugin and inserted Coinhive's controversial Monero digital coin mining script. More than 4,200 websites used this plugin spanning government, organizations, and educational institutions across the globe. One Monero coin is worth $238.
The act of cryptomining, by hijacking a user's CPU without permission to create new cryptocurrency, is expanding rapidly. The vast majority of sites containing the intrusive software are ones that offer adult content.
Bitcoin and Ethereum are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to cryptocurrencies. You wouldn't believe how many ridiculous, silly, and downright stupid digital tokens are on the market these days. Here's a quick tour of the most outrageous ones.
Thanks to cryptocurrency miners, it's harder than ever to get a GPU for your new PC. The good news is that Dell's new desktop PCs offer a different solution for getting into PC gaming -- and it's a whole lot cheaper.
Looking to diversify your cryptocurrency portfolio? Litecoin is one of the best alternative coins out there, but in order to own it, you need to know how to buy Litecoin. In this guide, we'll walk you through the best ways to get your hands on it.