Nvidia hackers selling software unlock for graphics card crypto mining limiters

[ad_1] A hacking group that infiltrated Nvidia servers last month is attempting to sell software that could unlock crypto mining hash rate limiters on the firm’s flagship graphics cards. A South American hacking group going by the name LAPSUS$ claims to have stolen a terabyte of data from Nvidia servers in late February. The group is now offering software in the form of a customized driver to unlock limiters the company has put on its high-end graphics cards. Nvidia stated that it became aware of the incident on Feb. 23,…

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AMC Theatres debuts crypto payments for e-gift card purchases

[ad_1] American cinema giant AMC Theatres is steadily approaching its goal of accepting cryptocurrency payments by year-end, now debuting crypto purchases for electronic gift cards. AMC customers can now buy digital gift cards with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) directly through the AMC website, mobile app and theatres, CEO Adam Aron announced on Oct. 5. The new payment option was enabled through major crypto payment processor BitPay, allowing consumers to purchase e-cards of up to $200, Aron noted. The CEO paid special attention to Dogecoin (DOGE) among the digital assets accepted for…

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GoSats launches Bitcoin cashback rewards card in India

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) rewards company GoSats has launched a new cashback rewards card for customers in India, potentially setting the stage for wider mainstream adoption of digital assets in the world’s second-most populous country.  The new product is being introduced in partnership with the National Payments Corporation of India, also known as NPCI, which is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting digital payments and settlement systems across the country. The organization was founded in December 2008 and is under the direct ownership of the Reserve Bank of India. The GoSats…

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Nvidia again limiting crypto mining on its RTX-3060 gaming graphics card

[ad_1] Graphics card giant Nvidia is quietly reintroducing a hash rate limiter on its RTX 3060 series graphics cards in an effort to disincentivize cryptocurrency miners. On April 29 the company issued the GeForce 466.27 driver that reintroduces RTX 3060 cryptomining limiter. GeForce 466.27 driver release notes, Source: Nvidia According to sources reported by computer news site Videocardz, Nvidia will release the new ‘Lite Hash Rate’ models in mid-May which will be almost identical to previous versions of the same cards. The gaming giant had originally limited the hash on…

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