Latest News Of cryptojacking Tag
Tech 21 October 2019
Malicious WordPress plugin can secretly mine crypto
In their efforts to find new ways to attack their victims, attackers are now hiding cryptojacking malware in a WordPress plugin.
Tech 18 October 2019
Malicious code hiding in WAV audio can mine crypto
The latest campaign involves hiding malware in WAV audio files which can mine crypto and give access to the victim’s computer.
Tech 17 October 2019
New cryptojacking worm found in malicious images on Docker
The cryptojacking worm, known as Graboid, uses host computers to mine for privacy coin Monero, while spreading itself on to other systems.
Tech 20 September 2019
Crypto mining malwares have a hot summer
McAfee Labs confirmed the rise in cryptojacking campaigns, indicating that cryptojacking malware had shot up by 29% in the first quarter of 2019.
Business 4 September 2019
Chinese internet café cryptojacking ring uncovered, 15 arrested
It appears one man may have organized a conspiracy involving thousands to cryptojack internet cafes in his province.
Tech 4 September 2019
Mozilla launches Firefox 69 with default cryptojacking blocker
Firefox 69 will have cryptomining protection turned on by default, protecting Firefox users from third party mining attacks in the first instance.
Tech 30 August 2019
Cryptojacking malware attacks surge by 29% in Q1 2019: report
McAfee Labs revealed that as the crypto market grew, so did attacks.
Tech 29 August 2019
France shuts down Monero cryptojacking botnet
To spread the virus, the cybercriminals sent emails promising easy money or erotic pictures.
Business 29 August 2019
Capital One hack reveals massive cryptojacking scheme
Thompson is accused of not only hacking millions of people, but secretly mining on cloud services.
Tech 22 August 2019
Cryptojacking code in Ruby libraries exposes over 3,500 people
Hackers used the RubyGems.org service to deliver malicious code to crypto developers.
Tech 12 August 2019
Updated cryptojacking malware steals user data from 500,000 computers
Having infiltrated over 500,000 machines globally, the Smominru cryptojacking malware has now been updated to steal user data from its victims.
Tech 24 June 2019
Trend Micro: New cryptojacking malware targets Android devices
Trend Micro warns that Android devices are being targeted by a sneaky new malware that will use their phones for mining.