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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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Ransomware victims get revenge, release attack of their own

Business 9 October 2019

Ransomware victims get revenge, release attack of their own

After falling victim to ransomware, some users are finding a great way to get their revenge.

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New malware uses Telegram app to replace crypto addresses

Tech 30 September 2019

New malware uses Telegram app to replace crypto addresses

Known as Masad Stealer, the malware receives commands from a Telegram bot. It replaces crypto addresses and steals sensitive data from its hosts.

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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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‘Panda’ hackers use RATs, malware to amass cryptocurrency

Tech 19 September 2019

‘Panda’ hackers use RATs, malware to amass cryptocurrency

The group is thought to have built up an arsenal of $90,000 worth of cryptocurrency, gained from the use of undetected mining malware and so-called remote access tools (RATs).

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Linux malware masks illicit crypto mining with fake network traffic

Tech 17 September 2019

Linux malware masks illicit crypto mining with fake network traffic

Known as Skidmap, the malware is not only harder to detect, it also gives the attackers unfiltered access to the affected system.

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As schools start, ‘thousands’ of crypto mining textbooks discovered

Tech 6 September 2019

As schools start, ‘thousands’ of crypto mining textbooks discovered

Kaspersky has identified a number of infected digital courseware material that conceals WinLNK.Agent.gen, a delivery agent for the malware.

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Crafty malware uses BTC blockchain to stay up to date

Business 5 September 2019

Crafty malware uses BTC blockchain to stay up to date

The malware, which has posed a dangerous threat for months, has recently been discovered to use the BTC blockchain to stay alive.

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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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Developers create tool to erase crypto-stealing Syrk malware

Business 29 August 2019

Developers create tool to erase crypto-stealing Syrk malware

Emsisoft, a leading antivirus company, has developed a tool that makes removing the infection simple without compromising the integrity of the user’s data. 

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Fortnite players become target of latest crypto malware

Business 27 August 2019

Fortnite players become target of latest crypto malware

This is true for some Fortnite players, who are at risk of finding their computers infected with cryptocurrency-stealing malware if they decide to try to use a cheat application. 

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New Monero mining malware is able to avoid detection

Tech 15 August 2019

New Monero mining malware is able to avoid detection

The new malware doesn’t show up in the task manager, making it difficult to detect.

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