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Romanian cybercriminals convicted on 21 counts of fraud

Tech 15 April 2019

Romanian cybercriminals convicted on 21 counts of fraud

On April 11, the United States Department of Justice announced that they had convicted two Romanian cybercriminals on 21 counts of computer and wire fraud.

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British hacker who made over £700K in crypto jailed for six years

Tech 10 April 2019

British hacker who made over £700K in crypto jailed for six years

The UK has delivered a stiff sentence to a British hacker, who used malware to steal hundreds of thousands from victims around the world.

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Firefox comes through, now blocks online crypto hijackers

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.

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Gustuff Android trojan targets crypto apps with unique feature

Tech 29 March 2019

Gustuff Android trojan targets crypto apps with unique feature

Gustuff has been around since April 2018. Over that time, it has received plenty of updates, all of which have made it more formidable.

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Japan acquits website owner who used visitors PCs to mine cryptos

Business 28 March 2019

Japan acquits website owner who used visitors PCs to mine cryptos

Saying he wasn’t causing social harm, Japan let a cryptojacker off easy with a fine.

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Ukrainian man accused of cryptojacking his own websites

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.

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Fake YouTube ad for Electrum leads to malware site

Business 27 March 2019

Fake YouTube ad for Electrum leads to malware site

Proving you can’t trust even the biggest websites, Youtube has aired ads for a fake Electrum site that would force a malicious download to end users.

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Updated Cardinal RAT malware targets Israeli fintech and crypto firms

Business 20 March 2019

Updated Cardinal RAT malware targets Israeli fintech and crypto firms

Cardinal Random Access Trojan (RAT) has resurfaced two years after Unit42 discovered it in 2017.

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Crypto malware targeting MyEtherWallet claims 230 victims

Business 20 March 2019

Crypto malware targeting MyEtherWallet claims 230 victims

A cryptocurrency malware targeting Blockchain.com and MyEtherWallet users was downloaded over 200 times before Google deleted it.

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‘Clipper’ crypto-stealing malware found on Google Play

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.

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New crypto malware is versatile and extremely dangerous

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.

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New CookieMiner crypto malware targets Macs, exchanges

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.

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