Tag: malware

Bitcoin
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Cryptojacking Overtakes Ransomware as Top Malware in Some Countries

Brian Evans - Dec 15, 2018

In certain countries, malware that uses infected hardware for unauthorized crypto mining is increasingly becoming the top cyber threat

Adoption
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Legit vs. Illicit Crypto: North and South Korean Approaches Compared

Brian Evans - Sep 27, 2018

North and South Korea are both crazy about crypto, but in very different ways

Blockchain
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McAfee Labs: Crypto Mining Malware Grows by 86% in Q2, Over 2.5 Mln New Coin Miner Samples

Brian Evans - Sep 26, 2018

The McAfee Labs Q2 threat report states that crypto mining malware “remains very active” with 2.5 million new malware coin miner samples in Q2

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…

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…

cryptocurrency mining
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4 Simple Guidelines to Remain Safe From Cryptojacking Attacks

Brian Evans - Sep 13, 2018

Cryptojacking is a very serious threat which cannot be taken lightly. It seems a lot of devices continue to get infected with cryptocurrency mining malware these days. The…

Cryptojacking
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Gone in 60 Seconds – 7 Scary Statistics About the Evil Internet Minute

Brian Evans - Sep 01, 2018

Plenty of things can happen in a minute. And when it comes to your security online, those 60 seconds are enough to send your business into a…

Blockchain
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Firefox to Block Cryptojacking Malware in New Browser Releases

Brian Evans - Sep 01, 2018

Firefox will block cryptojacking malware in future versions of its web browser as part of an anti-tracking initiative

Bitcoin
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Kaspersky Lab: North Korea Hacks Cryptocurrency Exchange With ‘First’ macOS Malware

Brian Evans - Aug 23, 2018

Kaspersky Lab: North Korea’s Lazarus Group attempted to infect a cryptocurrency exchange with new malware