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DLE promises to reduce lithium mining’s ecological footprint

DLE promises to reduce lithium mining’s ecological footprint

Although Lithium Extraction (DLE) can reduce the environmental impact of lithium mining, there are objections to the technology. Lithium forms the basis of car and smartphone batteries. It's one of the world's most sought-after raw materials. Often, Lithium is mined in large open-pit sites and ... Read more

date8 months ago
Mining malware switches from Arm-IoT to Intel servers

Mining malware switches from Arm-IoT to Intel servers

A mining malware previously only seen on Arm-controlled Internet or Things (IoT) devices has made the switch to Intel systems. That's what security investigator Larry Cashdollar of Akamai discovered. Cashdollar states that one of its honeypot systems has recently discovered an IoT malware that seems... Read more

date3 years ago
Linux cryptominer steals passwords and turns off antivirus software

Linux cryptominer steals passwords and turns off antivirus software

Researchers from the Russian antivirus manufacturer Dr. Web have found a new form of malware that steals passwords and turns off antivirus software. This is an unnamed trojan, which focuses on Linux. That's what ZDNet reports. The trojan itself is a gigantic shell script with over 1,000 lines of co... Read more

date4 years ago
Decrease in sales GPUs heralds end of the crypto era in

Decrease in sales GPUs heralds end of the crypto era in

The demand for GPUs has decreased in the last quarter, according to the graphic company Jon Peddie Research. Overall, manufacturers' GPU shipments decreased by 1.5 percent between the first and the second quarter of this year. Since GPUs are used to create cryptic currency, the end of the cryptic cu... Read more

date4 years ago