Mining Round-Up: New Bitfury Chip, Anti-Cryptojacking Botnet Discovered

Mining Round-Up: New Bitfury Chip, Anti-Cryptojacking Botnet Discovered

THELOGICALINDIAN - In contempo account pertaining to cryptocurrency mining Bitfury has appear a apartment of articles powered by the companys new mining dent a botnet that hunts and destroys XMR mining malware has been apparent by aegis advisers and Soluna has appear that it will arise the architecture of its Moroccan wind acreage in January

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Bitfury Announces New Mining Hardware

Mining Round-Up: New Bitfury Chip, Anti-Cryptojacking Botnet DiscoveredSan Fransisco-based Bitfury Group has launched a “new apartment of bitcoin mining hardware,” powered by its latest SHA-256 ASIC mining chip, the Bitfury Clarke.

According to the company’s website, the Bitfury Clarke “can assassinate a hashrate of up to 120 gigahashes per additional (GH/s) and a ability ability amount as low as 55 millijoules per gigahash (mJ/GH).”

The company’s arch controlling officer, Valery Vavilov, stated: “Bitfury is attractive at all factors, including silicon packaging, dent efficiency, optimal ability distribution, cooling designs and acceleration of development back designing our mining hardware.”

Botnet Discovered That Hunts and Destroys Mining Malware

Mining Round-Up: New Bitfury Chip, Anti-Cryptojacking Botnet DiscoveredFbot, a botnet that advance bottomward and destroys an Android-based XMR mining malware, was afresh apparent by aegis advisers at Qihoo 360 Netlab.

The advisers advance that “the alone purpose of this botnet looks to be aloof activity afterwards and removing addition botnet com.ufo.miner,” and agenda that the “bot appears to accept able links to the aboriginal satori botnet.”

“The bot does not use acceptable DNS to acquaint with the C2, instead, it utilizes blockchain DNS to boldness the non-stand C2 name musl.lib,” the advisers added.

Construction of Moroccan Wind Farm to Commence in January

Brookstone Partners-founded bitcoin mining company, Soluna, has appear January 2019 as the admission date for the architecture of the aboriginal 36 megawatts account of turbines at its wind acreage in Dakhla, a acknowledged area that is currently administered by Morocco.

The wind farm, aboriginal appear in July, will be acclimated to ability cryptocurrency mining operations, with the aggregation additionally announcement its ambition to advertise surplus ability aback to the Moroccan electricity filigree through Ability Purchase Agreements (PPAs).

John Belizaire, the arch controlling administrator of Soluna, stated: “Morocco has a law in abode that finer guarantees a PPA for activity providers. We will alpha with that and abound from there,” acquainted that Moroccan law “allows the government of Morocco to acquirement up to 20 percent of our balance power.”

“Depending on our approaching capacity, we may appoint with the above bartering off-taker in the country and above to acquirement our power,” Mr. Belizaire added.

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