North Korea is reportedly gearing up its cryptocurrency mining efforts, as the activity becomes ever more central to its revenue model.
An active campaign reportedly delivers a collection of malware to vulnerable devices that can steal data, mine for Monero cryptocurrency, and deliver ransomware.
A malicious Chrome extension that falsely claims to be from the Ledger hardware wallet has been found to steal from its users. One victim lost $19,000.
Two developers of cryptojacking malware from Romania have been sentenced to two decades in prison each. They infected over 400,000 computers and over $4M.
The malware is disguised as a cryptocurrency arbitrage platform to infiltrate the MacOS systems of unsuspecting victims, according to security researchers.
Dexphot is special in that it quietly keeps itself alive by reinfecting machines on a regular basis.
An XMR Core Development Team member alerted Reddit readers that the binaries of the command-line interface (CLI) wallet users were downloading were briefly altered.