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MikroTik cryptojacking still in play with over 400K affected routers

Tech 2 weeks ago

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. The cryptojacking malware was first discovered in August. ...

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McAfee Labs spots yet another Monero-mining cryptojacking malware

Tech 1 month ago

McAfee Labs spots yet another Monero-mining cryptojacking malware

A new Russian malware designed to mine privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero from unsuspecting user machines has been discovered by researchers at McAfee Labs, the latest coin mining malware to be uncovered in recent weeks. The malware, ...

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Researchers discover new crypto malware-killing botnet

Tech 3 months ago

Researchers discover new crypto malware-killing botnet

A new botnet which sets out to specifically kill a type of crypto mining malware has been discovered by security researchers at Qihoo 360Netlab. Known as Fbot, the botnet appears to be based on derivative ...

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Indian gov’t websites ‘cryptojacked’ to mine cryptos

Tech 3 months ago

Indian gov’t websites ‘cryptojacked’ to mine cryptos

Hackers have reportedly been harnessing the processing power of several government websites in India to mine cryptocurrencies. On Monday, the Economic Times reported that security researchers have identified “hundreds of Indian sites,” including that of the ...

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

Tech 4 months ago

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. The hackers have ...

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Bug bounty hunter exposes Monero bug enabling theft from exchanges

Tech 5 months ago

Bug bounty hunter exposes Monero bug enabling theft from exchanges

Privacy-centric altcoin Monero was discovered to have been carrying a bug that allows hackers to steal coins directly from cryptocurrency exchanges. According to reports, the hackers managed to make use of old-fashioned social engineering to ...

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South Korea’s Korbit axes Dash, Monero, 3 more altcoins

Business 7 months ago

South Korea’s Korbit axes Dash, Monero, 3 more altcoins

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Korbit has announced its decision to withdraw support for five cryptocurrencies, following a similar decision in recent days from Japan’s Coincheck exchange. In the aftermath of the high profile hack at ...

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Coincheck puts 4 questionable altcoins on the chopping block

Business 7 months ago

Coincheck puts 4 questionable altcoins on the chopping block

Back in March, CoinGeek reported on the rumored removal of four cryptocurrencies from the popular Japanese Coincheck exchange. The four have a greater focus on privacy than other coins, making them questionable by the exchange’s ...

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2 digital assets are set to sky-rocket

Editorial 8 months ago

2 digital assets are set to sky-rocket

“Utility” and “Scarcity” do wonders for value. It is the formula of these two fundamental attributes of “Value” that fashion incredible opportunities for investors. There are two digital assets out there today, that scream the ...

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Government-owned Telecom Egypt linked to Monero mining software

Tech 9 months ago

Government-owned Telecom Egypt linked to Monero mining software

If proven true, Sandvine’s new “revenue-generation” formula is downright unethical. Since last year, over 5,000 websites including Amazon and Australian government websites have fallen victim to a malware that uses unwitting users’ computers to mine ...

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Dark web users dissatisfied with BTC, looks to other cryptocurrencies

Tech 10 months ago

Dark web users dissatisfied with BTC, looks to other cryptocurrencies

A recent study by threat intelligence company Recorded Future suggested that the sluggish performance and mounting costs of legacy Bitcoin, or SegWit1x (BTC), transactions have pushed even criminals lurking in the dark web to abandon ...

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Water utility hit by crypto mining malware

Tech 10 months ago

Water utility hit by crypto mining malware

Radiflow, a security firm specializing in SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) servers, has reported an attack on the network of a water utility provider based in Europe. The disclosure established a precedent in industrial-scale ...

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