Cryptojacking

Researchers Uncover Threat of ‘Unusual’ Virtual Machine Crypto Mining

Cybersecurity firm ESET has detected what it describes as an unusual and persistent cryocurrency miner distributed for macOS and Windows since August 2018

Hodler’s Digest, June 10–16: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

In this week’s Hodler’s Digest, Binance and Bittrex will soon block U.S. residents from their platforms, while Facebook’s crypto plans look ready to be revealed next week

Trend Micro: Outlaw Hacking Group’s Botnet Is Now Spreading a Monero Miner

A web address spreading a botnet featuring a monero mining component alongside a backdoor has been detected by cybersecurity company Trend Micro

Trend Micro: Cybercriminals Use Obfuscation Trick to Install Crypto Mining Malware

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic server to install XMR mining malware

Trend Micro Detects Major Uptick in New Strain of XMR Malware Targeting China-Based Systems

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has detected a major uptick in monero cryptojacking malware targeting China-based systems this spring

Trend Micro: BlackSquid Malware Infects Servers to Install Monero Cryptojacking Software

Eight different security exploits are employed by a malware dubbed BlackSquid to infect web servers and install mining software

Firefox Browser Adds Option to Automatically Block Crypto Mining Scripts

Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts on websites.

Firefox Quantum Offers Anti-Cryptojacking Feature

Firefox Quantum has an opt-in cryptojacking protection feature

Crypto Miners Dominate Top 10 List of Most Prolific Malware Threats

A global threat report has concluded that the three most common malware variants detected in April were crypto miners

Malware Shellbot is Now Capable of Shutting Down Other Miners

Cryptojacking malware Shellbot can now shut down other mining on infected servers

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