GPU Mining Is No Longer Profitable After Ethereum Merge

The Ethereum Merge was the most critical phase in the cryptocurrency’s history, marking the end of the Proof-of-Work concept and the beginning of Proof-of-Stake. As we reported earlier, the Ethereum merge is complete, but since then, the cryptocurrency has plummeted to almost $1,230 at the time of writing this article. To put this into perspective, at the same time last …

Google Chrome drops support for Windows 7 / 8.1 in 2023

Security is a critical aspect for most PC users, and while some have already upgraded to a modern operating system, there are plenty of people still rocking their old-but-gold Windows 7 machines.  This, though, comes with significant risks that Google acknowledges. With that in mind, it will stop serving its popular Google Chrome browser to systems with Windows 7 and …

Evaluating Ethereum: Just Weeks After the Merge

Last week, Ethereum bid farewell to its former miner-based system that required vast amounts of energy to keep updated and instead switched to a proof-of-stake model. The Ethereum Foundation hosted the largest Merge watch party, including presentations from Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and other community members leaders and reached a peak of 41,000 viewers throughout its duration. The first proof-of-stake …

Google Fends Off Record-Breaking DDoS Attack

Google confirmed that one HTTPS distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack hit their infrastructure, one of the biggest ever recorded in history. The attack occurred on the Google Cloud services on June 1, reaching 46 million requests per second (RPS). This makes it the largest attack recorded in recent years, almost half the size of the Cloudflare DDoS episode that also happened …

Discord Malware on Home Windows 11 Installer

People looking for an easy way to upgrade to Windows 11 were in for a nasty surprise, as an upgrade assistant software found on discord turned out to be something different! Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 11, has some strict system requirements that you can’t easily overcome. One of the most controversial ones is the Trusted Platform Module 2 (TPM …

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Discord Ends Talks With Microsoft Over the $10B Takeover Deal

The popular chat and instant messaging platform Discord was in talks with Microsoft for a potential buyout, although things went south not long ago.  The original offer said that Microsoft would shell out $10 billion to buy the well-known platform and enhance its influence on the market, placing it alongside its own Skype. Jason Citron, the CEO and co-founder of …

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One of the advancements in technology is the graphical user interface. The GUI, as it’s best known, is everywhere around us. In our smartphones, our computers and of course, wherever a control panel is needed, a graphical user interface allows us to control a device faster, as it links the code with visual elements representing complex code functions. You might …

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WebNX Generator Caught Fire After Power Outage

Imagine suddenly having your website go offline, along with a cluster of other websites. Even worse, a hosting provider has to experience damage on some of its customers’ servers and go offline due to a power outage with no backup. All this happens to a company that banks on its reputation of providing maximum uptime. This nightmare is exactly what …