FILE: Frans Bitcoin racism today takes on two World XV players as Duane Vermeulen and Morne Steyn look on. The scene of a cash-in-transit heist on Atlas Road in Boksburg. Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille hosted the first mayoral pop-up office in Athlone. EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu on Tuesday attacked Treasury’s deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat and accused him of being un-African.
Zuma’s stern warning to those badmouthing him Jacob Zuma says he’s been keeping quiet for too long because he was president. Yunus Carrim: Shivambu is out of line Carrim says EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu’s rant was personal and is part of a series of attacks on the top-ranking Treasury official in Parliament. Maimane: DA to fight fuel increases in Parliament From Wednesday, motorists have to cough up 82 cents more for a litre of petrol while diesel has gone up 85 cents. Maimane claims the fuel price hikes will be used to offset the cost of running the e-tolls. EFF backs Floyd Shivambu after attack on Treasury’s Momoniat EFF’s deputy president Shivambu accused Treasury’s deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat of being un-African. Maimane: ANC to blame for high cost of living DA leader Mmusi Maimane visited the Noord taxi rank in the Johannesburg CBD on Wednesday, to talk to taxi drivers and commuters about the effects of the increase in the petrol price.
Maimane to visit Joburg taxi rank for commuters’ reaction on fuel price hike The DA leader says he wants to talk to ordinary South Africans about how the recent fuel increase will affect them. EFF’s Shivambu denies racially attacking Treasury’s Momoniat Floyd Shivambu on Tuesday objected to the deputy director-general’s presence at a finance committee meeting because he was ‘un-African’. Mkhwebane’s removal, citing damning court judgments against her. De Lille to now wait on verdict in case against DA Advocate Dali Mpofu has argued the DA made a preconceived decision to terminate Patricia de Lille’s membership. FS ANC to be decisive in dealing with Dihlabeng mayor’s Ramaphosa comment Luthuli House has released a scathing statement on the matter, instructing the Free State ANC to institute disciplinary proceedings against the mayor.
DA accused of using shortcut to get rid of De Lille The DA was left floundering as it explained its processes to terminate party membership, particularly the processes followed in De Lille’s matter. DA argue De Lille’s relationship with party had broken down Closing arguments were heard in Patricia de Lille’s court battle against the Democratic Alliance over its attempts to remove her from the Cape Town mayor’s office. ANC warns members against insulting president on social media This comes after screenshots of a post by mayor Lindiwe Kambule in the Free State in which she calls the ANC president a sell-out. Committee concerned by MPs’ late declarations of interest, will probe cases All MPs are required each year to declare financial and other interests in order to guard against possible conflicts of interest. Let the news come to you. Over the past year, Bitcoin has seen its value increase by 1,000 per cent, so its perhaps unsurprising that its become an attractive target for hackers.
In a process called cryptojacking, cyber criminals are taking over networks and computers to put them to use in mining the cryptocurrency and others like it. Among recent high profile targets was a public Wi-fi at a Starbucks, where suspicious code was found that turned visitors’ devices into money makers for crooks. HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU’VE BEEN HIT? Cryptojacking is defined as the secret use of your computing device to mine cryptocurrency. It used to only happen when a victim unknowingly installed a malware program that covertly mines cryptocurrency. If the mining is being limited to stay below a certain threshold, you may not even notice it’s happening. But if the mining is not being throttled, you will likely notice some impact on performance.
Many users who have been hit notice slower speeds, usually caused by a drain on their CPU. You may also notice cooling fans on laptops and desktops whirring up to high speed to compensate for the jump in activity. Noah Dinkin, chief executive of email provider Stensul, raised the alarm after visiting one of the coffee shop’s franchises in Buenos Aires. He discovered that anyone who connected to the store’s hotspot was at risk of having their gadgets put to work mining Monero, another digital currency. Starbucks was quick to respond and took action with a third party Wi-fi supplier to remove the malicious code. A spokesman said: ‘We want to ensure that our customers are able to search the internet over Wi-Fi securely, so we will always work closely with our service provider when something like this comes up. We don’t have any concern that this is widespread across any of our stores.
Cyber-security experts say they have seen a spike in cryptojacking, which can slow down your computer, in recent months. It used to only happen when a victim unknowingly installed a malware program designed for the task. Among high profile targets was a public Wi-fi at a Starbucks, where suspicious code was found that turned visitors’ devices into money makers for crooks. Starbucks is by no means the only firm to be affected by the issue, with numerous companies and home users believed to be infected.
Cryptocurrency miners have been found running on websites owned by Showtime, the Pirate Bay, Politifact and the UFC. Almost one billion visitors to the four popular video sites each month are being unknowingly mining cryptocurrency, the firm says. In September, cryptocurrency miners were found running on websites owned by Showtime, the Pirate Bay, Politifact and the UFC. Cryptojacking is defined as the secret use of your computing device by hackers to mine cryptocurrency. In a blog post, Andrey Meshkov, co-founder of the company, said: ‘We came across several very popular websites that secretly use the resources of users’ devices for cryptocurrency mining. NBA star Dennis Rodman will be at the historic meeting between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next week, sources claim. Samantha Cameron has revealed she hated public waving during her time in Downing Street.
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