Cryptojacking

New Linux Malware Mines Crypto While Remaining Undetectable

Two threat analysts recently stumbled upon new Linux malware that keeps its cryptocurrency mining operations hidden. On Sept. 16, Augusto…

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15 Arrested in China for Allegedly Bribing Internet Cafe to Mine Crypto

Chinese authorities arrested fifteen men suspected of corrupting an internet café administrator to mine cryptocurrency. Local crypto industry news outlet…

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Capital One Hacker Used Stolen Computing Power to Mine Crypto

A federal grand jury indictment of a former Amazon software engineer accused of breaching Capital One’s data servers reveals instances…

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Alleged Capital One Hacker Accused of Secretly Mining Cryptocurrency

The individual accused of perpetrating a massive-scale hack of credit card issuer Capital One also allegedly hacked cloud customers’ servers…

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French Police Shut Down 850,000 Computer Botnet Used for Cryptojacking

French police have shut down a massive botnet that has been used for Monero (XMR) cryptojacking. Cryptojacking backed by “massive…

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Cryptojacking Code Found in Eleven Open Libraries, Thousands Infected

A Cryptojacking code was found in 11 open-source code libraries written in Ruby, which have been downloaded thousands of times.…

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Researchers Find Monero Mining Malware That Hides From Task Manager

Cybersecurity company Varonis has discovered a new cryptojacking virus, dubbed “Norman,” that aims to mine the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) and…

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Researchers Discover New Cryptocurrency-Focused Trojan

Computer analysts at cybersecurity firm Zscaler ThreatLabZ have found a new type of trojan that targets cryptocurrency users. In a…

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Cryptojackers Making Secondary Income Off Security Data Seizures: Report

In the wake of lower cryptocurrency prices, ghost mining hackers are turning to metadata seizures. In a report issued today,…

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Researchers Uncover Threat of ‘Unusual’ Virtual Machine Crypto Mining

Cybersecurity firm ESET has detected what it describes as an unusual and persistent cryocurrency miner distributed for macOS and Windows…

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