Fending off Bitcoin Mining HPC Thieves – Idaho National Lab’s Cryptojacking Detector

Demand for HPC resources from cryptocurrency miners has only increased with the explosion in the Bitcoin’s price – up 65 percent year-to-date. But with that demand has come mining malware, such as Monero and Lighting, algorithms that embed themselves into HPC applications. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has announced development of a machine translation-based cryptocurrency mining […]

Cryptocurrency Supercomputing: Top 30 of Cryptocurrency Mining

Dr. Stephen Perrenod from OrionX has published this First Edition of his biannual list of top cryptocurrency mining pools. In the world of Cryptocurrency Supercomputing, this report looks at this new specialized form of supercomputing known as cryptocurrency mining.