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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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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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Clipsa malware allows hackers to steal crypto assets

Tech 8 August 2019

Clipsa malware allows hackers to steal crypto assets

Avant has warned about a new malware that attempts to steal crypto and redirect WordPress sites.

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Cloud computing exploits up in 2019, as crypto mining usage declines: report

Tech 25 July 2019

Cloud computing exploits up in 2019, as crypto mining usage declines: report

The report from Skybox Security found a stark increase in the number of cloud attacks, effectively creating thousands of infected virtual servers.

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Aggressive malware turns search engine into crypto mining botnet

Tech 24 July 2019

Aggressive malware turns search engine into crypto mining botnet

The botnet could be used in DDoS attacks by launching sequential attacks on public-facing servers running outdated versions of the search engine software.

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Israeli malware scammer accused of stealing $1.7M

Business 19 July 2019

Israeli malware scammer accused of stealing $1.7M

Eliyahu Gigi has been accused of tricking users from around the world into downloading his malware.

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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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Monero mining malware targets music production pirates

Tech 21 June 2019

Monero mining malware targets music production pirates

The mining script, known as LoudMiner, is multi-platform, and hijacks user resources to mine for Monero.

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Florida town pays ransom to end malware attack

Business 21 June 2019

Florida town pays ransom to end malware attack

Riviera Beach has been crippled by a crypto ransomware attack for three weeks, and has paid to make it go away.

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New malware impersonates BTC Turk crypto exchange to steal credentials

Tech 18 June 2019

New malware impersonates BTC Turk crypto exchange to steal credentials

A new malware takes control of Android phones, and uses all sorts of inventive techniques of stealing a victims crypto.

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Coincheck hacking investigation points to Russian hackers

Business 17 June 2019

Coincheck hacking investigation points to Russian hackers

Investigators believe that, because of the malwares used, Russian hackers are likely to blame for the biggest theft in history.

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NiceHash runs afoul of authorities, again

Business 12 June 2019

NiceHash runs afoul of authorities, again

Cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash doesn’t seem to get the message. Hacking computers, or even offering software that enables hacks, is prohibited.

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