Cryptojacking

Hackers Mass-Scanning Web for Docker Platforms to Mine Cryptocurrencies

A group of hackers has launched a new cryptojacking campaign on Nov. 24, scanning as many as 59,000 IP networks…

New Linux Malware Mines Crypto While Remaining Undetectable

Two threat analysts recently stumbled upon new Linux malware that keeps its cryptocurrency mining operations hidden. On Sept. 16, Augusto…

15 Arrested in China for Allegedly Bribing Internet Cafe to Mine Crypto

Chinese authorities arrested fifteen men suspected of corrupting an internet café administrator to mine cryptocurrency. Local crypto industry news outlet…

Capital One Hacker Used Stolen Computing Power to Mine Crypto

A federal grand jury indictment of a former Amazon software engineer accused of breaching Capital One’s data servers reveals instances…

Report: Cryptojacking Campaigns Up by 29%, Ransomware Attacks Up 118%

Cybersecurity company McAfee Labs has released its August 2019 threat report, which notes an increase in cryptojacking campaigns and ransomware…

Alleged Capital One Hacker Accused of Secretly Mining Cryptocurrency

The individual accused of perpetrating a massive-scale hack of credit card issuer Capital One also allegedly hacked cloud customers’ servers…

French Police Shut Down 850,000 Computer Botnet Used for Cryptojacking

French police have shut down a massive botnet that has been used for Monero (XRM) cryptojacking.  Cryptojacking backed by “massive…

Cryptojacking Code Found in Eleven Open Libraries, Thousands Infected

A Cryptojacking code was found in 11 open-source code libraries written in Ruby, which have been downloaded thousands of times.…

Researchers Find Monero Mining Malware That Hides From Task Manager

Cybersecurity company Varonis has discovered a new cryptojacking virus, dubbed “Norman,” that aims to mine the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) and…

Multiple North Korean Cryptocurrency Hacks Under UN Investigation

The United Nations has launched an investigation into North Korean cyber-attacks which targeted cryptocurrency exchanges in the neighboring South. India…

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