Latest News Of cryptojacking Tag
Tech 23 May 2019
New Firefox option allows users to block crypto mining scripts
Mozilla has included an option under “Privacy & Security” tab allowing users to automatically block “cryptominers” from running in their browser.
Tech 3 May 2019
Shellbot cryptojacking malware shuts down other cryptominers
A new wave of malware selfishly turns off all other mining going on and takes all the processing power for itself.
Tech 8 May 2019
Hackers using Confluence servers to install cryptojacking malware
Hackers have found a way to use popular documentation app Confluence to install their cryptojacking software.
Tech 26 April 2019
New crypto mining malware spreads across enterprises via NSA exploits
Researchers at security firm Symantec said it had uncovered a surge in the so-called Beapy malware, which uses exploits leaked from the National Security Agency two years ago.
Business 23 April 2019
South Korea faces growing threats from cryptojacking
A recent report reveals that South Korea is facing an increasing amount of cyber-attacks, and many of them are now of the cryptojacking variety.
Tech 10 April 2019
Firefox comes through, now blocks online crypto hijackers
Firefox now has protections that block cryptocurrency mining malware, the company announced in a blog post.
Tech 28 March 2019
Ukrainian man accused of cryptojacking his own websites
Cybercrime is apparently alive and well in Ukraine, as an individual has been utilizing his own websites as a means to rake in illegal cryptocurrency revenue.
Business 19 February 2019
Microsoft removes free apps linked to cryptojacking
Eight apps were found on the Microsoft store that would use a device to secretly mine for Monero.
Tech 7 February 2019
Monero-mining Outlaw Shellbot targets Linux servers
The Outlaw group has reportedly been using a sophisticated version of Shellbot to conduct attacks Linux systems to mine privacy-centric coin, Monero.
Tech 15 January 2019
Cryptojackers remain biggest malware threat
Cryptocurrency mining remains the most prevalent use for malware distribution, according to the latest study by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Tech 10 January 2019
Criminals are raking in Monero with crypto mining malware
A recent research paper finds that Monero is the most popular cryptocurrency amongst hackers, 4.32% of all circulated Monero going to criminals.
Tech 6 December 2018
MikroTik cryptojacking still in play with over 400K affected routers
The number of MikroTik routers that have been affected by a malicious malware that mines privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) has risen to 415,000, according to security researchers.