Month: October 2017

Unhappy Pirates? How Pirate Bay Used Visitor’s Processors to Mine Bitcoins

The Pirate Bay recently caused havoc among its users when it introduced a new JavaScript-based cryptocurrency miner on its website. The miner, which was first detected by TorrentFreak, significantly hiked up users’ CPU threads by allocating a major chunk of their processing power to mining activities. Later reports revealed that the CPU surge had resulted …

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3 Top Tips for Increasing the Productivity of Remote Workers

With just under 3% of the world’s workforce currently spending a significant amount of time working from home, there is an increased need for contemporary organizations to provide employees with the tools they need to work efficiently and productively. Here are three tips for effectively managing remote teams. Arrange regular status updates and one-on-one meetings …

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October News Bytes

Did Equifax Executives Know About the Hack Way in Advance of the Rest of Us? According to the latest reports, the Equifax hack actually occurred much earlier than first disclosed. Equifax has admitted that an earlier “incident” had spurred them to recruit the services of a cybersecurity firm but that this was unrelated to the …

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