Cybersecurity firm McAfee noted on a report the cryptojacking incidents involving Internet of things (IoT) devices on the third quarter of 2018.
A research found that KingMiner, a cryptojacking malware for mining Monero, is constantly changing to avoid being found out by security programs.
Zcoin has changed its Proof-of-Work algorithm, from the previous Lyra2z to the new Merkle Tree Proof, after a network hard fork on December 10.
Mining Bitcoin could be profitable once again as the network mining difficult dropped by 15 percent amid decreasing hash rate and falling BTC prices.
The increasing costs of operating a crypto mining operation has caused some companies to turn off their equipment or to sell their units at a huge loss.
Crypto mining pool MinerGate has released to the public the xFast Miner, a desktop mining app that claims to have a faster performance than its competitors.