Tag Archive: mining malware

  • Watchout! Satori Botnet Targets Exposed Ethereum Miners Altcoin News, Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Ransomware Attacks Drop while Cryptojacking Marks 4000% Increase in Q1 of 2018: Stay Safe!

    Android crypto-miners have seen a staggering 4000% increase in the first three months of 2018. To put things in perspective, the total consumer detections have reached 16 million as of the end of March, according to a report issued by Malwarebytes. It seems that last year’s cryptojacking sentiment is still running with full force, as consumer crypto-miners soar 4000% in just the first three months of 2018. Info Security cites Malwarebytes, pointing out the massive

    · April 10, 2018 · 2:00 am
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    Hackers Net Thousands in Monero Thanks to Vulnerability in Network Weathermap Plugin

    U.S security firm Trend Micro has discovered a Monero crypto-mining attack targeting Linux Servers. The latest attack has been linked to an earlier $3 million USD Windows hack. According to the Trend Micro report, a group has taken advantage of a vulnerability in the Network Weathermap plugin for Cacti. The open-source visualization tool is widely used by ISPs, internet exchanges, telecommunications networks, and Fortune 500 companies to map network activity. Hackers Have Made $75,000 USD

    · March 24, 2018 · 10:00 pm
  • How to Successfully Use Telegram to Build a Strong Crypto Community Altcoin News, Breaking News, Companies, News, News teaser, Technology

    Telegram Users Hacked – Computers Used to Mine Monero and Zcash

    Popular privacy-focused instant messaging application Telegram has suffered a bit of a setback, as hackers have been secretly able to utilize unsuspecting users’ computers to mine Monero and Zcash. Private and Secure? Not Quite. According to multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider Kaspersky Lab, hackers have been taking advantage of a flaw in the Telegram messaging app’s desktop client, which has allowed them to remotely mine popular cryptocurrencies. Since March 2017, hackers have been conducting “in

    · February 13, 2018 · 5:30 pm
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    Apple, Android Attacked by Monero Mining Malware

    As often as we hear stories of regulation and clampdowns, we’re now hearing more of hacks and malware. A new incursion is discovered on an almost weekly basis now as cybercriminals edge away from ransomware and into cryptocurrency mining malware. The latest detection was made by Chinese security researchers who uncovered an Android-based mining worm. According to reports, cybersecurity researchers at China’s 360Netlab revealed a strain of mining malware called ADB.Miner over the weekend. As

    · February 7, 2018 · 5:00 am