Tag: Cryptojacking

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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.…

Cryptojacking
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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…

Cryptojacking
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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.

Altcoin Mining
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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…

Cryptojacking
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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…

Crime
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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.

Botnet
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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,…

Bitcoin Security
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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…