Author: JP Buntinx

Top 3 Bitcoin Auction Site Platforms and Protocols

People in the cryptocurrency world are always looking for ways to buy or sell goods in exchange for bitcoin. Thankfully, there are quite a few auction sites in existence which will allow that type of business. Although there is always room for more auction solutions in the world, the market remains rather uncontested for the time being. The following three auction solutions have caught our attention over the past few …
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What Is Spray-on Memory?

The world of technology continues to evolve at an accelerated pace. As scientists and technology engineers look for new data storage solutions, it appears Duke University students may have cracked the code. Their latest invention is a spray-on memory, which effectively allows anyone to store data on any type of surface. An interesting concept, but how does it even work? Is Spray-on Memory Even Feasible? That is the first question …
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Cryfter vs Gyft vs eGifter

One of the more convenient ways to spend bitcoin is by buying gift cards for services one commonly uses. Over in the US, there are quite a few different gift card vendors who accept bitcoin, including Gyft and eGifter. However, there are also some lesser-known companies, including Cryfter. All of these businesses try to cater to a different market as they aim to make bitcoin more useful to mainstream consumers. …
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Mirai Botnet Malware Now Comes With a Bitcoin Mining Component

Ever since the Mirai botnet source code was made publicly available, it was a matter of time until criminals added some new features. A new variant of the ELF Linux/Mirai malware strain has been uncovered, and it is apparently capable of mining bitcoin. This now means every IoT device vulnerable to Mirai attacks can also be used to generate bitcoins on behalf of criminals. Mirai Botnet Malware Now Mines Bitcoin …
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