Tag: Cryptojacking

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Report Shows Cryptojacking Is Prime Example of Shift Towards Discreet Cyberattacks

Brian Evans - Mar 14, 2019

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

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

Brian Evans - Mar 05, 2019

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

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

Brian Evans - Feb 15, 2019

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

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8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

Brian Evans - Feb 15, 2019

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

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New Instance of Monero Malware Sees Cryptojackers Target Linux Users

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2019

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

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

Brian Evans - Jan 18, 2019

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

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

Brian Evans - Dec 20, 2018

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

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Kaspersky Lab Says Cryptojacking Cases Have Risen 400% in 2018

Brian Evans - Dec 17, 2018

Did you know there have been 13 million cryptojacking incidents in 2018? Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab has released data that cryptojacking cases have gone through the…

Altcoin News
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Monero Launches Initiative to Combat Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

Earlier this week, the Monero (XMR) community announced the launch of a new website that aims to educate users on cleaning up crypto-jacking malware and ransomware. Easing Malware…

Bitcoin Crime
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Cryptojacking Surged by 86% in the Second Quarter of 2018: McAfee Labs

Brian Evans - Sep 26, 2018

The surge in the popularity of cryptocurrency mining malware that started in the last quarter of last year has continued unabated into the first half of 2018.…