Tag Archive: mining malware

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    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