Gamers Fall Prey to Crypto-Jacking Defense & Security 

Gamers Fall Prey to Crypto-Jacking

With year-long popularity, cryptocurrency has gained the attention of governments and cybercriminals. A new malware called Crackonosh has been encroaching on gamers’ devices, as per a report from AVAST- a cybersecurity company. Since 2018, ‘Crackonosh’ has been known to generate 2$ million worth of cryptocurrency. It would be self-downloaded with games such as NBA 2K19, Grand Theft Auto V, Far Cry 5, The Sims 4, and Jurassic World Evolution, available to download on torrent sites. Crakonosh uses the computer for mining without the user knowing about it. It only targeted…

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Crypto Big Data 

Cryptocurrencies Promote Decentralization, Transparency, and Immutability

What are Cryptocurrencies? Cryptocurrencies are digital assets that are used for investments as well as online shopping. It is protected by cryptography, making it almost hard to forge or double-spend. Unlike the stock market, the crypto market is unregulated which is why its value fluctuates daily. It is important to note that cryptocurrency does not exist physically, which means you cannot pick up a Bitcoin and hold it in your hand and use it directly to pay your bills. Furthermore, each cryptocurrency coin is made up of a unique line…

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