Cryptojacking

Report Shows Cryptojacking Is Prime Example of Shift Towards Discreet Cyberattacks

Cybercriminals are reportedly favoring “low and slow” approaches in attacks made for financial gains, and cryptojacking is a prime example of this shift, the report notes

Majority of 400 Vulnerable Docker Servers Found to Be Mining Monero, Research Shows

Monero mining software is seemingly running on hundreds of vulnerable servers, according to a new report

In the Daily: Coinhive Closedown, Eos Heist, Crypto Entrepreneur Arrested

In the Daily: Coinhive Closedown, Eos Heist, Crypto Entrepreneur ArrestedIn this edition of The Daily, the creator of the in-browser crypto mining software Coinhive is closing down due to the low prices of monero and its forks. Also, $7.7 million of Eos has been stolen by a hacker and the crypto entrepreneur behind the money-throwing stunt in Hong Kong last year has been arrested […]

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8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.

Detected Cryptojacking Prompts Microsoft to Remove Eight Free Apps from Microsoft Store

United States-based tech giant Microsoft has removed eight Windows 10 applications from its official app store after the detection of cryptojacking code

New Instance of Monero Malware Sees Cryptojackers Target Linux Users

Hackers are set on cryptojacking for Monero as Linux users see another dedicated threat

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

New report reveals a cryptojacking virus targeting Linux servers has the ability to disable cloud-based security measures to avoid detection

Crypto Mining Malware up Over 4,000% in 2018, Says McAfee Report

McAfee Labs: Cryptojacking malware rose by over 4000% in 2018, and threat actors are now targeting IoT devices

Report: Number of Routers Affected by Crypto Malware Doubled Since August, Reaching 415K

The number of MikroTik routers affected by cryptojacking malware may have reached as high as 415,000, a cybersecurity researcher claims

Cyber Security Firm Check Point Research Reports of ‘Evolving’ Monero Cryptojacker

Check Point Research cybersecurity firm has found that the KingMiner cryptojacking malware is “evolving” its attack methods

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