A senior engineer at Chinese search giant Baidu was arrested and charged for using company servers to mine Monero. He has been sentenced to 3 years in jail.
Unlike BTC and BCH, privacy coins make no pretense that they are trying to follow Satoshi's vision of a global peer-to-peer cash system.
The Outlaw hacking group has resurfaced, this time expanding beyond China to target American and European businesses with new and advanced hacking tools.
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.
Stantinko botnet is mining Monero on over 500,000 machines, using YouTube and other techniques to evade detection.
Estonia-based BitBay announced it was dropping Monero, with the cut-off for clients holding the cryptocurrency set for February 19, 2020.
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.
The latest campaign involves hiding malware in WAV audio files which can mine crypto and give access to the victim’s computer.