Mining Malware

New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on victims’ Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.…

This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers

A recently observed form of malware uses a concerning new trick to avoid detection and mine cryptocurrency on cloud servers.…

Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of all Monero, Says Research

Monero (XMR) is by far the most popular cryptocurrency among criminals deploying mining malware, according to a new study. Two…

The Daily: UFC 232 to Have Official Crypto Partner, 5% of Israelis Use Bitcoin

In today’s edition of The Daily we feature the latest sports sponsorship by the cryptocurrency community. We also cover stories…

McAfee: Crypto-Mining Malware Grew By Over 4,000 Percent in 2018

Instances of crypto-mining malware increased by well over 4,000 percent this year, according to research from McAfee. In its December…

New Crypto Mining Malware Seen to ‘Evolve,’ Say Researchers

Researchers at Israel-based cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies say that a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed…

The Daily: Robinhood Reaches 25th State, Fake Adobe Crypto Malware

In today’s edition of The Daily we cover stories about Robinhood expanding to its 25th American state, recently discovered mining…

Google Moves to Protect Chrome Users From Cryptojacking and Hacks

Google is bringing in stricter rules for Chrome extension developers, a move should reduce the risk of crypto hacks and…

Novel Botnet Hunts Down and Destroys Crypto Mining Malware

Security researchers have discovered a new botnet that, rather than posing a threat, seems to be seeking out and destroying…

30% of UK Firms Hit by Crypto Mining Malware in a Month: Survey

Almost a third of U.K. businesses said they had been hit by cryptocurrency mining malware within the previous month, according…

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