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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tech 3 August 2018
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.
Business 24 May 2018
South Korea’s Korbit axes Dash, Monero, 3 more altcoins
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Korbit has withdrawn support for five cryptocurrencies, following a similar decision in recent days from Japan’s Coincheck exchange.