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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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Localbitcoins attackers steal $28,000 worth of cryptocurrencies

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.

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New mining malware bypasses cloud security

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.

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Fake movie on Pirate Bay injects malicious code to steal crypto: report

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.

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Cryptojackers remain biggest malware threat

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.

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GitHub becoming a repository for crypto malware

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.

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Criminals are raking in Monero with crypto mining malware

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.

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Mining malware grows 4,000% year on year

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.

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eSentire report finds 15-fold rise in crypto mining malware attacks

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.

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MikroTik cryptojacking still in play with over 400K affected routers

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.

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