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Business 11 February 2019
‘Clipper’ crypto-stealing malware found on Google Play
Just like there will always be those dimwitted individuals who try to rob banks, there will always be the same in the digital realm.
Business 6 February 2019
New crypto malware is versatile and extremely dangerous
The malware, dubbed Razy due to a file named trojan.win32.razy.gen, can spoof search results and attack browser extensions.
Business 1 February 2019
New CookieMiner crypto malware targets Macs, exchanges
Cryptocurrency mining malware is becoming a huge threat. McAfee Labs has estimated that the growth of the thieving software has grown 4,000% year over year, and there doesn’t seem to be any slowdown as it continues to spread like wildfire.
Business 29 January 2019
Localbitcoins attackers steal $28,000 worth of cryptocurrencies
LocalBicoins was attacked, and the thieves were able to access accounts on the platform and empty funds from affected accounts.
Tech 18 January 2019
New mining malware bypasses cloud security
New malware can target and disable cloud security products in order to mine the Monero cryptocurrency.
Tech 16 January 2019
Fake movie on Pirate Bay injects malicious code to steal crypto: report
A fake movie file on The Pirate Bay torrent tracker is infecting computers and stealing cryptocurrency, in the latest example of cryptocurrency-based malware to sweep through online communities.
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 11 January 2019
GitHub becoming a repository for crypto malware
Researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Spain and King’s College London have put together a report that shows crypto-mining malware has allowed thieves to get away with 720,000 XMR tokens and points out that most of the malware has been hosted by GitHub.
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 20 December 2018
Mining malware grows 4,000% year on year
Speculative demand for cryptocurrencies has subsided over the past 12 months, but the amount of malware for cryptocurrency mining operations has exploded.
Tech 19 December 2018
eSentire report finds 15-fold rise in crypto mining malware attacks
eSentire Threat Intelligence released a report documenting a 1500 percent rise in coinmining malware attacks.
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.