Tutorial

Cryptojacking: how your PC brings millions to criminals

Cryptojacking is not a new phenomenon. The mining process is expensive, and the equipment costs a lot of money. That’s why criminals always try to find new ways for cryptocurrency mining with the help of capacities of millions of devices – computers, laptops and even smartphones. Such businesses are operated not only by those who want to enrich themselves exclusively by cryptocurrency mining, but also by large projects such as torrent trackers, popular websites with torrents, websites with video content for adults, websites with online films watching. You be infected with such a miner in several ways.

Technical

How do cryptocurrencies funds work? And How can they be profitable?

Cryptocurrencies are not impacted either by inflation, or by political and economic situation. That’s why long ago they have become an attractive tool for large players in investment sphere. In addition to the classic hedge funds (investment funds aimed to increasing the investor’s capital, giving it to the trust management of the fund), similar cryptocurrencies funds, which works using the same principles, began to appear.

History

Who is Brian Krebs?

Let’s try to understand, why Brian Krebs is called “principal defender of the Internet”? How he has survived during the most massive DDoS-attack in the history? Why Special Forces has searched heroin in his house?