AT&T’s Cybersecurity Branch Breaks Down Crypto Miner Threat to Email Servers – CoinDesk

AT&T’s Alien Labs is dipping its toes into cryptomining malware analysis with a new technological breakdown of how a monero miner infiltrates networks.  Released Thursday, the report by security researcher Fernando Domínguez provides a step-by-step walkthrough of how one rather low-profile cryptojacker infects and spreads across vulnerable Exim, Confluence and WebLogic servers, installing malicious code […]

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Ethereum Scaling Fix Cuts Time to Create a Block in Half, Test Finds – CoinDesk

BloXroute Labs, a scalability-focused blockchain startup, was successfully able to reduce block propagation time on the Ethereum mainnet in half, according to a third-party tester. Blockchain advisory firm Akomba Labs ran bloXroute’s “Blockchain Distribution Network” (BDN) on an Ethereum node in Singapore between Nov. 11 and Nov. 27, finding that average block propagation time – […]

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