Tag: malware

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Fake MetaMask App on Google Play Store Hosted Crypto Malware

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

Ethereum dapp service MetaMask was targeted by crypto-stealing malware found on Google's Play Store.

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Fake MetaMask Crypto Malware Pulled From Google Play After Tip-Off

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

Crypto malware again targets MetaMask while trying to steal coins from Android users

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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

Bitcoin Scams
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CookieMiner Malware Tries to Hack Mac Users’ Cryptocurrency Exchange Accounts, Report

Brian Evans - Feb 01, 2019

Mac users face a new malware threat in the form of CookieMiner, which researchers warn can hack their exchange accounts

Bitcoin Scams
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Research Reveals $1.7 Billion Obtained via Crypto Thefts and Scams in 2018

Brian Evans - Jan 30, 2019

A newly published report reveals that about $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency had been obtained via illicit means in 2018

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Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 14–20: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Brian Evans - Jan 20, 2019

This week in the Hodler’s Digest, Bakkt gets its first acquisition as the government shutdown drags out the approval process, and the ETH hard fork is delayed…

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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

Bitcoin Crime
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Pirate Bay-Targeting Malware Hijacks Websites to Steal Cryptocurrency

Brian Evans - Jan 17, 2019

Downloading movies from The Pirate Bay could potentially expose users to cryptocurrency theft and phishing on an unprecedented scale. Security researcher 0xffff0800 was the first to raise the…

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Windows Torrent File Malware Can Swap Out Crypto Addresses, Researcher Warns

Brian Evans - Jan 15, 2019

Crypto malware in Pirate Bay torrent injects ads but can also steal cryptocurrency, researcher reveals

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Despite Bear Market, Crypto Mining Malware Tops Threat Index for 13th Month Running

Brian Evans - Jan 14, 2019

Three strains of crypto mining malware have topped the latest Global Threat Index from Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point