Tag: Cryptojacking

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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…

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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.…

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McAfee Labs Confirms Cybersecurity’s Worst Nightmares

Brian Evans - Sep 26, 2018

You already knew this, but let me throw another coal on the fire. Cybercrime is rampant, widespread, indiscriminate, and worst of all–on the rise. That’s not just…

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Report Finds Cryptojacking Instances Jumped 400% In A Year

Brian Evans - Sep 21, 2018

A report by a group of cybersecurity researchers found that cryptojacking instances jumped more than 400 percent in a year.

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Cryptojacking is up 459% in 2018, and it’s the NSA’s Fault

Brian Evans - Sep 21, 2018

A report from the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) indicates a massive 459% increase in the rate of illegal cryptojacking, through which hackers hijack computer processing power to…

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Hackers Mining Cryptos Using Leaked NSA Surveillance Tools, New Report Reveals

Brian Evans - Sep 20, 2018

That the NSA could be spying on you is probably something you are aware of, and most probably even made peace with. However, what happens when the…

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Europol Warns of Crypto Hacks and Mining Malware in Latest Report

Brian Evans - Sep 19, 2018

Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks and mining malware in a new report.

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Cryptocurrency Malware Education – XBash

Brian Evans - Sep 19, 2018

A lot of things are happening in the world of malware and ransomware. Cryptocurrency remains a very prominent target for criminals in this regard. A new malware,…

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Vigilante Botnet Infects Computers to Remove Cryptocurrency Malware

Brian Evans - Sep 18, 2018

Botnets have become increasingly powerful over the last few years, to the point where the US Department of Homeland Security admitted that they couldn’t face the problem…

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Cryptojacking: Attackers Hijack Indian Government Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency

Brian Evans - Sep 18, 2018

Hackers stole the processing power of several Indian government websites to mine cryptocurrencies, researchers found. Citizen portals such as that of the municipal administration of Andhra Pradesh…