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Apr 15, 2018

The cryptocurrency bubble stems from our STEM obsession

Imagine if I created a system of currency based on knowledge of art history — call it, say, "ArtCoin." ArtCoin could be a cryptocurrency, akin to bitcoin — except instead of being mined by computers performing complex calculations, ArtCoins would only be generated when the user answered a series of ...
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This ransomware was rewritten to mine cryptocurrency - and destroy your files

Cybercriminals are known to be shifting away from ransomware in favour of cryptocurrency mining, but those behind one form of malicious sof...