Malware

Fake MetaMask App on Google Play Store Hosted Crypto Malware

A form of malware that replaces victims’ cryptocurrency wallet addresses has been discovered for the first time in an app…

Fake MetaMask Crypto Malware Pulled From Google Play After Tip-Off

Decentralized app (DApp) MetaMask is facing fresh problems from cryptocurrency scammers after malware impersonating the tool appeared on Google Play,…

New Instance of Monero Malware Sees Cryptojackers Target Linux Users

More cryptocurrency mining malware continues to target major corporations, hijacking victims to mine altcoin Monero (XMR), new research warned on…

CookieMiner Malware Tries to Hack Mac Users’ Cryptocurrency Exchange Accounts, Report

A new form of malware steals cookies from cryptocurrency exchanges and other data in an attempt to hack user accounts,…

Research Reveals $1.7 Billion Obtained via Crypto Thefts and Scams in 2018

About $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency had been obtained via illicit means in 2018, according to research published by crypto analytics…

Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 14–20: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This Week Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Delayed Until February After Vulnerability Found Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork has…

Linux-Targeting Cryptojacking Malware Disables Cloud-Based Security Measures: Report

A new cryptojacking malware has the ability to disable cloud-based security measures to avoid detection on Linux servers, research by…

Windows Torrent File Malware Can Swap Out Crypto Addresses, Researcher Warns

New malware posing as a movie file from torrent website The Pirate Bay (TPB) can manipulate web pages and replace…

Despite Bear Market, Crypto Mining Malware Tops Threat Index for 13th Month Running

Three strains of crypto mining malware have topped the latest Global Threat Index from Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point, according…

Research Suggests Russian-Based Hackers Behind Ryuk Ransomware’s $2.5 Million Gains

A recent spate of ransomware attacks estimated to have earned hackers 705.08 Bitcoin (BTC) ($2.5 million) likely came from Russian…

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