Salon.com has a new, cryptocurrency-driven strategy for making money when readers block ads. If you want to read Salon without seeing ads, you can do so—as long as you let the website use your spare computing power to mine some coins.
Over the course of the current week, WordPress sites around the globe have been the targets of a massive brute-force campaign during which hackers attempted to guess admin account logins in order to install a Monero miner on compromised sites.
Read on for a beginner’s guide to Bitcoins. We’ll explain what Bitcoin is, how it works, and what ordinary people should know about the technology.
The Bitcoin infrastructure has grown significantly, and owning some Bitcoins today can turn out to be pretty useful tomorrow. Owing to this, a number of retailers offer discounts for purchases made with this digital currency. There are even hybrid financial platforms which combine digital and traditional currencies to create essentially global banking accounts.
There’s one incredible feature of cryptocurrencies that almost everyone seems to have missed, including Satoshi himself. But it’s there, hidden away, steadily gathering power like a hurricane far out to sea that’s sweeping towards the shore.