Blockscale, Intel’s new Bitcoin (BTC) mining chip was launched on Monday, by the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturer. The application-specific integrated circuit, or ASIC, hardware is intended to function with proof-of-work blockchains that use SHA-256 encryption. According to Intel, Blockscale will have a hash rate of up to 580 gigahash per second (or 0.58 terahash per […]
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Nvidia hackers are offering software to bypass crypto mining limiters on graphics cards.
A hacker organisation that penetrated Nvidia systems is offering software that is used to bypass crypto mining hash rate limits. LAPSUS$, a South American hacker organisation, claims to have stolen a terabyte of data from Nvidia servers in late February. The firm is now selling software in the form of a modified driver to unlock […]
The Ethereum co-founder detailed his aspirations for Eth2’s success in a two-hour Bankless podcast episode. On the latest Bankless podcast, Vitalik Buterin guided listeners through a five-part roadmap outlining the essential steps for Ethereum to live and prosper. To attain ultimate scalability and decentralisation, Butalik asserted that Ethereum must be more agile and lightweight in […]
“Given the stakes, I believe our team made the best decisions possible given the circumstances,” said Polygon co-founder Jaynti Kanani. Layer-two scaling network based on Ethereum Polygon has quietly patched a flaw that put nearly $24 billion in its native token, MATIC, at risk. According to a Polygon blog post published on Wednesday, the “critical” […]