New Crypto-Jacking Malware ‘Graboid’ Infects Thousands of Computers to Mine Monero (XMR)

Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 researchers discovered a new crypto-jacking malware that infected over 2000 victim’s computers. The malware infects unsuspecting users’ computers to mine Monero (XMR), a privacy-based cryptocurrency. The crypto-jacking worm, named Graboid, spread using containers in the Docker Engine (Community Edition) to unsecured hosts’ computers. Docker images Read more…

Encryption Startup NuCypher Raises Over $10 Million from Bitmain and Polychain Capital

CoinspeakerEncryption Startup NuCypher Raises Over $10 Million from Bitmain and Polychain Capital Innovative encryption startup NuCypher has raised about $10.7 Million in what is referred to as a Simple-Agreement-for-Token (SAFT) in a financing round led by Polychain Capital and Bitmain and included VC heavyweights Y Combinator, Bitfury, Arrington XRP Capital, Read more…

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