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  • Report: Chinese coal mine accident kills 19

    A news agency says 19 miners were killed when a coal mine collapsed in northern China. The official Xinhua News Agency says rescuers are looking for two miners who still are missing following the disaster Saturday in the northern province of Shaanxi. Xinhua says another 66 miners were

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  • Report: GitHub hosts the most cryptocurrency mining malware of any site

    It’s no secret cryptojackers prefer Monero, but now researchers have determined exactly how much they have gained with illicit cryptocurrency mining malware. In a new study, academics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and King’s College London calculated that crypto-mining malware has generated roughly 720,000 XMR – or 4.32 percent – of Monero‘s currently circulating supply, reports CoinDesk. While the exact amount of generated revenue depends on when the criminals cash-out their earnings,...

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  • Swatting Incident Reportedly Targeted Facebook Executive In Palo Alto

    Police in Palo Alto, California received a phone call on Tuesday night from a man who reportedly claimed to be a Facebook executive who had shot his wife and was holding hostages in his home. A rapid response team arrived at the scene and eventually determined the exec was the victim of a hoax. More
  • Mining truck crashes into minibus in Sweden; 6 reported dead

    HELSINKI (AP) — A mining company truck has crashed into a minibus in northern Sweden, and Swedish media are reporting that six people have died and one person is injured in the crash. The Swedish