Latest News Of cryptojacking Tag

Malicious WordPress plugin can secretly mine crypto

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.

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Malicious code hiding in WAV audio can mine crypto

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.

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New cryptojacking worm found in malicious images on Docker

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.

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Crypto mining malwares have a hot summer

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.

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Chinese internet café cryptojacking ring uncovered, 15 arrested

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.

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Mozilla launches Firefox 69 with default cryptojacking blocker

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.

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Cryptojacking malware attacks surge by 29% in Q1 2019: report

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.

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France shuts down Monero cryptojacking botnet

Tech 29 August 2019

France shuts down Monero cryptojacking botnet

To spread the virus, the cybercriminals sent emails promising easy money or erotic pictures.

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Capital One hack reveals massive cryptojacking scheme

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.

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Cryptojacking code in Ruby libraries exposes over 3,500 people

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.

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Updated cryptojacking malware steals user data from 500,000 computers

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.

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Trend Micro: New cryptojacking malware targets Android devices

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.

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