AMD Navi 22 Cryptomining GPU Smiles for the Camera

AMD Navi 22 Cryptomining GPU Smiles for the Camera

AMD’s Navi 22 silicon powers some of the best graphics cards on the market. Apparently, one of the chipmaker’s partners has repurposed the die for cryptocurrency mining. VideoCardz today shared photographs of an alleged Navi 22-powered mining graphics card. In screenshots VideoCardz shared, most of the graphics card’s specifications are blurred out, but Navi 22…

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Cryptomining Botnet Alters CPU Settings to Boost Mining Performance

Uptycs Threat Research Team has discovered malware that not only hijacks vulnerable *nix-based servers and uses them to mine cryptocurrency but actually modifies their CPU configurations in a bid to increase mining performance at the cost of performance in other applications.   Perpetrators use a Golang-based worm to exploit known vulnerabilities like CVE-2020-14882 (Oracle WebLogic) and CVE-2017-11610 (Supervisord) to gain access to Linux systems, reports The Record.…

Cryptomining Firm Purchases Site With 223,000 GPUs

Cryptomining Firm Purchases Site With 223,000 GPUs

Bitcoin mining and HPC application leader Northern Data has acquired 24,000 EPYC servers along with 223,000 AMD and Nvidia GPUs from Block.one, for the price of 195 million Euros and another 170 million Euros in shares. The new GPUs and servers will make Northern Data’s server infrastructure more powerful than the world’s fastest supercomputer, the…