Malware

Interpol Collaborates With Cybersecurity Firm to Tackle Cryptojacking

Interpol has collaborated with cybersecurity firm Trend Micro to reduce cryptojacking affecting MikroTik routers across South-East Asia, according to a…

Monero Malware Botnet Lurks Behind Taylor Swift JPEGs

Researchers have published a new report on what they deem to be a “relentless” crypto mining botnet that lurks behind…

MARKETS DAILY: Crypto Bears Circle While Hackers Rethink Their Malware Strategy

The bears are running as bitcoin brushes against $6,500 while cryptomining malware falls in popularity. This is CoinDesk Markets Daily,…

Crypto-Mining Attacks Fell Sharply in 2019 but Ransomware Is Trending: Kaspersky

In the cat-and-mouse game between hackers and users, less-lucrative crypto-mining malware fell out of favor this year. While security experts…

New Mac Malware Hides in Memory and Masquerades as a Crypto App

The malware infects Mac OS computers by injecting an executable file into the boot process, thereby hiding it from the…

Cryptojacking Malware Devs Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

From its founding in 2007 to its members’ apprehension and eventual extradition in late 2016, the Bayrob Group, which operated…

Researchers Detect New North Korea-Linked MacOS Malware on Crypto Trading Site

Security researchers have discovered a new cryptocurrency-related macOS malware believed to be the product of North Korean hackers at the…

North Korean Hacking Group May Be Behind Malware-Laden Fake Crypto Site

Of concern to researchers, the variant is able to pull a payload from a remote location and run it in…

Report: Android Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Steal Crypto Wallet Info

Promon security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability that could allow cybercriminals to access private data on any Android phone. 500…

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…

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