Bitcoin energy debate resurfaces with calls for ‘green hackers’ to attack network

“If you’re not a green hacker, and you’re not doing it for the planet, you can also do it for the money: by speculating downward on the price of Bitcoin before launching attacks.”

Bitcoin blockchain’s hash rate hits new all-time high

The mean hash rate of the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain—or the total computational power dedicated to mining—reached a new all-time high of over 176 exahashes per second (EH/s) on Friday, according to crypto metrics platform Glassnode.
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Gold could get ‘GameStopped’ next, says Cameron Winklevoss

The ongoing silver price rally, allegedly sparked by retail traders from Reddit, could “tell us just how bullshit precious metals markets are,” said crypto exchange Gemini co-founder Cameron Winklevoss last Sunday.
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Iranian hackers use cryptojacker to bypass sanctions, says report

Cybersecurity firm SophosLabs has traced MrbMiner, a new cryptojacking virus that primarily targets powerful database servers, back to a small software company in Iran, according to a report published yesterday.
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