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Mining Malware Hits UK Firms

Brian Evans - Aug 18, 2018

The latest research has shown that almost 30 percent of the businesses based in the UK have confirmed that their infrastructure has been hit by a crypto…

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Citrix Survey: More Than Half of UK Companies Hit by Cryptojacking Malware at Some Point

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

Fifty nine percent of U.K. companies have been hit by cryptojacking attacks at some point, with 80 percent of those cases taking place in the past 6…

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Bitcoin ATM Malware for Sale on the Dark Web

Brian Evans - Aug 11, 2018

Malware targeting Bitcoin ATMs has reportedly been found online for sale on underground dark web sites that sell various illegal goods and services. The malware does not…

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Report: Ready-to-Use Malware for Bitcoin ATMs Found for Sale Online

Brian Evans - Aug 09, 2018

A Japanese cybersecurity firm has found Bitcoin ATM malware accompanied by a card with a malicious code for sale on an underground forum

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Indie Game Delisted From Steam Marketplace for Alleged Cryptojacking and Scams

Brian Evans - Jul 31, 2018

Valve has pulled a game from its Steam marketplace for deceptive practices and cryptojacking

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Cryptojacking Becomes Less Popular Due to Falling Cryptocurrency Prices, Report Claims

Brian Evans - Jul 21, 2018

Cryptocurrency malware is a thriving business among online criminals. Hundreds of threats still exist, and this trend will not be slowing down anytime soon. Even so, it…

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Malwarebytes’ Cybercrime Q2 2018 Report: Cryptojacking is Plateauing in Response to Markets

Brian Evans - Jul 18, 2018

Interest in cryptojacking is plateauing among cybercriminals in correlation with lower cryptocurrency market valuations, a new Malwarebytes Labs cybercrime report notes

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Top 5 Threats Keeping Cybersecurity Professionals Up at Night

Brian Evans - Jul 14, 2018

If you’d asked any cybersecurity professional around this time last year what the greatest threat to cybersecurity was, they’d have undoubtedly said ransomware. Now worth over a…

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League of Legends Philippines Removes ‘Cryptojacking’ Code From Its Client

Brian Evans - Jul 12, 2018

League of Legends Philippines has removed crypto-mining malware from its Garena client after two days of the attack

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Kaspersky Lab: $10 Mln in Ethereum Stolen Over Past Year via Social Engineering Tricks

Brian Evans - Jul 12, 2018

Security experts at Kaspersky Lab report that online crypto scammers target those interested in ICOs, using phishing emails and fake Twitter giveaways to attract victims