The latest Spider-Man film is proving quite popular, and hackers are taking advantage to spread a very well-disguised mining malware on torrent sites.
Authorities in the city of Bengaluru announced they had detained a man named Srikrishna on suspicion of hacking into government websites.
A group called BISMUTH has reportedly attacked a number of targets linked to governments in Vietnam and France in recent weeks.
Jonathan Khoo was a contractor at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, a federal government’s scientific research agency.
Prosecutors said the five defendants engaged in computer intrusions that affected several companies in the United States and beyond.
The malware shares a name with yet another potent banking Trojan that has been targeting Android smartphones for months now.
The Los Alamos National Laboratory revealed the new system, citing the rising cases of cryptojacking in Europe as one of the key reasons for its development.
The FritzFrog malware botnet has reportedly infected millions of IP addresses worldwide, targeting banks, educational and medical institutions, and government agencies.
Cado Security described the attack as “unsophisticated,” having only raised $300 according to blockchain data.
Users in India are nearly five times as likely as digital currency users elsewhere to encounter the so-called “cryptojacking” attacks.
Australia has been the target of ‘sophisticated state-based cyber actor’ that targeted government, industrial and health systems using a cryptojacking exploit.