8 Nov 2017 A researcher has documented almost 2,500 sites that are actively running cryptocurrency mining code in the browsers of unsuspecting visitors, a finding that suggests the unethical and When I visited the site on Tuesday, the fan on my MacBook Pro, which I hadn't heard in months, soon started whirring.
10 Jul 2013 For all the attention that Bitcoin receives in the news, the most interesting peculiarity of this crypto-currency has largely been ignored. Sure, we'd all like to know whether the currency will ultimately succeed without any ties to a real-world economy. And Bitcoin's rapid fluctuation in value over the past six
21 May 2017 I used BFGMiner which works through the Mac's terminal. The system was using both the central processor and the video card generating about 16 MHs/s. It's a 2014 MacBook Pro, very decent machine for video editing and the likes but it proved to be totally surpassed by the task. The pool I used was