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Researchers find over 40 bugs in Coinbase, Monero, EOS and more

Tech 15 March 2019

Researchers find over 40 bugs in Coinbase, Monero, EOS and more

Security researchers have discovered more than 40 vulnerabilities in the past month in several cryptocurrencies.

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In-browser Monero mining service Coinhive to shut down operations

Business 28 February 2019

In-browser Monero mining service Coinhive to shut down operations

The Monero in-browser mining service Coinhive has announced that it will shut down operations on March 8.

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Microsoft removes free apps linked to cryptojacking

Business 19 February 2019

Microsoft removes free apps linked to cryptojacking

Eight apps were found on the Microsoft store that would use a device to secretly mine for Monero.

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Monero-mining Outlaw Shellbot targets Linux servers

Tech 7 February 2019

Monero-mining Outlaw Shellbot targets Linux servers

The Outlaw group has reportedly been using a sophisticated version of Shellbot to conduct attacks Linux systems to mine privacy-centric coin, Monero.

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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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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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McAfee Labs spots yet another Monero-mining cryptojacking malware

Tech 15 November 2018

McAfee Labs spots yet another Monero-mining cryptojacking malware

The malware, known as WebCobra, steals computing power from affected devices, before silently mining for cryptocurrency in the background.

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Researchers discover new crypto malware-killing botnet

Tech 20 September 2018

Researchers discover new crypto malware-killing botnet

Known as Fbot, the botnet appears to be based on derivative software from Mirai, an application generally used in DDoS attacks. In this case, the botnet searches for cryptojacking malware before replacing its code, thereby neutering its bad effects.

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Indian gov’t websites ‘cryptojacked’ to mine cryptos

Tech 18 September 2018

Indian gov’t websites ‘cryptojacked’ to mine cryptos

Security researchers have identified “hundreds of Indian sites,” including that of the director of municipal administration of Andhra Pradesh (AP), Tirupati Municipal Corporation and Macherla municipality, that have been infected by a cryptojacking malware.

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Over 200,000 routers in Brazil, Moldova succumb to Monero cryptomining attack

Tech 7 August 2018

Over 200,000 routers in Brazil, Moldova succumb to Monero cryptomining attack

It’s barely a week, and Monero (XMR) is on the spotlight again. According to recent reports, a malicious malware has been attacking over 200,000 routers in Brazil to mine the privacy-centric cryptocurrency.

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