Category: Malware

Experts Warn of Cryptojacking Malware That Mimics Adobe Flash Updates

Researchers have identified cryptojacking malware that conceals itself behind a fake Adobe Flash update. The finding has been revealed in…

Brazil Tops List of Cryptojacking Coinhive Victims, Iranian Cybersecurity Authority Warns

The highest number of recorded incidents of Coinhive cryptojacking software have taken place in Brazil, Iran’s country’s cybersecurity authority revealed…

Fake Cheat for Popular Game Fortnite Hides Bitcoin-Targeting Malware

A supposed cheat for the massively popular video game Fortnite turns out to be malware designed to steal bitcoin wallet…

Google’s Ban of Obfuscated Code From Web Store Extensions Likely to Affect Cryptojackers

Google’s new restrictions on Chrome Web Store extensions introduced Monday, October 1, are likely to affect cryptojackers. In a blog…

Legit vs. Illicit Crypto: North and South Korean Approaches Compared

South and North Korea may be separated by a border that's only 2.5 miles wide, but the two nations couldn't…

Despite Ban, 25 Google Play Apps Found to Cryptojack Users

Sophoslabs has published a report in which the company claims to have identified at least 25 Android apps published on…

McAfee Labs: Crypto Mining Malware Grows by 86% in Q2, Over 2.5 Mln New Coin Miner Samples

The number of crypto mining malware attacks used by hackers has continued rising, with total samples growing by 86% in…

Mining Round-Up: New Bitfury Chip, Anti-Cryptojacking Botnet Discovered

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency mining, Bitfury has announced a “suite” of products powered by the company’s new mining…

Bitcoin ATMs Targeted by Malware for Sale in Underground Markets

Malware aimed at Bitcoin ATMs is being sold in underground markets, according to Trend Micro security researchers. For $25,000, malware…

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